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Tuesday, March 09, 2021

Covaxin vaccine


PMC faces tough task to contain Covid-19 case surge even as it scales up vaccination

March 05, 2021 1:49 pm

The PMC plans to put stickers on the entrance door of houses having a minimum of five infected patients and put a stamp of home quarantine on the wrist of infected persons so that it is easily identified if someone is moving in public places.

COVID vaccine: Know about the possible side effects

March 03, 2021 1:54 pm

If you experience any kind of swelling after covid vaccination, "take a cool, damp cloth or wrap an ice pack on the area where the vaccine is given," said Dr Tushar Rane, internal medicine expert, Apollo Spectra Hospital Mumbai

On Day 1 of phase 2, 460 senior citizens get vaccine shots in Pune district

March 02, 2021 12:22 am

“My mother has not stepped out for the last 11 months and was keen on getting vaccinated,” her son Dr Sanjay Deshmukh, deputy director of Health, Pune circle (includes Pune, Satara and Solapur districts), told The Indian Express.

National Science Day: Talks, virtual lab tours, screenings mark celebrations

February 28, 2021 11:11 pm

During the “Ask the Scientist” session, a student from Solapur asked eminent cosmologist Jayant Narlikar, “Why are viruses pseudo living organisms, and could life have originated from them?”

Pune Municipal Corporation registers 96 per cent vaccination, PCMC registers only 28 per cent

February 24, 2021 8:31 am

Mumbai has vaccinated 1.84 lakh healthcare workers and frontline worker, with both the first and second dose of Covid-19 vaccine, followed by 1.01 lakh healthcare workers and frontline workers in Pune and 94,961 in Thane.

Indian industry has a critical role to play in Covid vaccination programme

January 26, 2021 8:47 am

While India embarks on its biggest vaccination programme, it is vital that strategies are developed for the equitable distribution of the vaccines.

It's unclear who was responsible for influencing expert committee on Covaxin approval

January 17, 2021 9:11 am

Soon after the heads of the Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech took veiled digs at each other publicly, the PMO intervened, directing the two vaccine manufacturers to issue a joint letter that they were coordinating in the fight against the pandemic.

Not afraid of side effects: 45-year-old nurse who took first shot of Covaxin in Pune region

January 17, 2021 3:55 am

For Vaishali Kardile, it hardly mattered which “brand” of the vaccine she was administered. “I contracted Covid-19 in September and have since recovered.

Covaxin delivery starts, ‘full initial procurement allotted’

January 14, 2021 8:14 am

Along with the Serum Institute of India's Covishield, which was shipped out Tuesday, Covaxin will be part of the government's mass vaccination programme against Covid-19 starting Friday.