Saturday, December 4, 2021


Post GST, drug firms must cut prices: NPPA

Drug pricing regulator says companies must pass on the benefit to customers.

Dr Reddy’s in final phase of Sputnik V pilot rollout

Being a limited pilot phase presently, registration on CoWIN is not open yet to public, but will become open at the time of commercial launch.

‘Hunt for vaccine’ exhibition to narrate the saga of battle with COVID-19

New Delhi: The National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) and Science Museum Group, London have joined hands to launch an international exhibition ‘Hunt for...

Centre to provide free vaccines to all: PM Modi

Centre has decided to buy 75 per cent of jabs from vaccine makers, including 25 per cent of the state quota, and give it for free to state governments, the prime minister said

China authorises CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine for children above 3 yrs

Sinovac has finished the Phrase I and II clinical research stage, involving several hundred volunteers in this age group, which has proved that the vaccine is as safe and efficient.

Centre provides over 24.60 crore COVID vaccine doses to States, UTs

The implementation of the "Liberalized and Accelerated Phase-III Strategy of COVID-19 Vaccination" has started on May 1, 2021.

Government fighting for blue tick, be self-reliant for vaccine: Rahul Gandhi

His remarks came a day after outrage over the removal of 'blue tick' badge from the personal account of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.

UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech COVID shot for 12-15 year-olds

The Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is already approved for use in adults and adolescents aged 16 years and above.

Children can’t be vaccinated currently, trials on below 18 underway: Centre to Delhi HC

The Companies manufacturing COVID-19 vaccination in India have given only "Emergency Use Authorization for vaccinating people of 18 years age and above

Ministry of Health finalises pact with Biological E for Covid-19 vaccine

Advanced arrangements made for 30 crore doses; Union Ministry of Health would be making an advance payment of Rs 1,500 crore to the Hyderabad company

Vaccine for children stirs up debate

Experts say hospitalisation, mortality likely to rise among the age group

Delhi likely to get Sputnik V in June: CM Arvind Kejriwal

The chief minister said there are around 650 cases of the black fungus in Delhi government hospitals but there is a shortage of drugs used to treat the disease.

TS Cabinet meet: Students heading abroad to be vaccinated on priority

CM KCR directs Medical and Health Department officials to finalise the modalities for their vaccination

‘Compensation CESS on tobacco products can generate revenue for vaccinations’

Additional revenue can contribute to necessities like vaccinations and can also be utilised to augment health infrastructure to prepare for a possible third wave, say public health groups

PM says vaccine absolutely important to save lives, defeat Covid

India is proud of its scientists for developing vaccines, Modi said, and also saluted healthcare and frontline workers for risking their lives to save others.

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