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Coronavirus vaccine

Coronavirus vaccine. There are some 100 research groups across the world racing to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. These Covid-19 vaccine projects are in various stages of development, from research to clinical trials.


Africa’s first Covid-19 vaccine factory has not received a single order

May 13, 2022 1:31 pm

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, many African countries have lagged far behind much of the world in getting their people vaccinated — and some countries have had difficulty distributing what doses they did get.

FDA restricts J&J's Covid-19 vaccine due to blood clot risk

May 06, 2022 4:25 pm

Pfizer and Moderna have provided the vast majority of COVID-19 vaccines in the US. More than 200 million Americans have been fully vaccinated with the companies' two-dose shots while less than 17 million Americans got the J&J shot.

Delhi: More camps, extended timings to increase Covid-19 vaccination coverage among children

April 28, 2022 11:34 am

The uptake of the second dose in the 12-14 age category has been slower with schools reopening fully for offline classes from the beginning of April.

Singapore suspends doctor for injecting patients with saline solutions in place of Covid vaccine

March 29, 2022 9:58 am

The doctor is also accused of facilitating the uploading of pre-event testing (PET) results, obtained through remote PET that was "not conducted in a manner in accordance" with the prevailing regulations, added the council.

Delhi gave 80k Covid shots on Tuesday, highest in over a month

March 23, 2022 11:34 am

The drive has picked up the pace with district teams now immunising children in their schools during camps. There are more than 6 lakh children in this age group in Delhi. The numbers are likely to pick up when camps will be organised in schools.

In Africa, a mix of shots drives an uncertain Covid vaccination push

March 17, 2022 7:56 am

The vaccination team gives Sinopharm, donated from China, to the youngest and healthiest people because they’ve been told it’s the least effective of the vaccines, said Abdulai Conteh, who runs the operation.

India's Covid-19 vaccination drive science-driven, people-powered: PM Modi

March 16, 2022 11:22 am

Modi noted that today is an important day in India's efforts to vaccinate its citizens as now onwards, youngsters in the 12-14 age group were eligible for vaccines and all those above 60 were eligible for precaution doses.

Covid cover gets a boost: Vaccine for 12-14 group

March 15, 2022 5:35 am

The move comes two months after the Union Health Ministry expanded the campaign to cover adolescents in the age group of 15-18 years, who were allocated Covaxin, the country's first indigenous Covid vaccine.

Express Townhall: ‘Need to strengthen healthcare facilities around city... reserve space for makeshift units to come up’

March 08, 2022 7:03 am

Additional Municipal Commissioner Suresh Kakani speaks about the challenges posed by Covid-19 on Mumbai’s healthcare facilities, how prepared the city is to handle a probable fourth wave and his take on when elections are likely to be held in the country's richest urban local body

Covid-19 vaccination picks up pace again in Delhi but booster dose uptake remains slow

February 16, 2022 11:26 am

Over the last ten days, children accounted for 42 per cent of vaccination and those aged between 18 and 44 for 43 per cent. Precaution doses accounted for less than 8 per cent of vaccination.


Workers battle economic crisis during Covid restrictions in Kolkata

June 14, 2021 2:54 pm

The restrictions imposed to tackle the spread of the pandemic has added to the woes of the economically weaker sections of the society, with migrant workers being badly hit.

24 crore people vaccinated so far, Govt says over 25.87 crore doses provided to states

June 12, 2021 3:07 pm

Dr V K Paul, who heads the country’s Covid task force, said the US decision will not have any regulatory impact in India.

Centre allows walk-ins for 18+, but are there enough vaccines?

May 25, 2021 12:50 pm

The Centre has now allowed walk-in registration for vaccination for the 18-44 age group. However, the option is only open at government-run Covid vaccination centres for now.

World's largest Covid-19 inoculation drive begins in India

January 16, 2021 5:11 pm

Over three crore medical professionals and frontline workers are set to get a shot of anti-Covid vaccine after Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday launched India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive.

Coronavirus vaccines roll out around the world

December 28, 2020 7:23 pm

As a second wave of the coronavirus hits countries around the world, the first shipments of COVID-19 vaccine are being distributed to healthcare workers and vulnerable residents and staff of nursing homes.

PM Modi reviews Covid vaccine progress in Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pune

November 28, 2020 9:18 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pune to review the development and manufacturing process of coronavirus vaccines at facilities in these cities.