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Friday, May 14, 2021



Vaccine manufacturers ‘incurring huge profits’ amid pandemic, says Delhi Health Minister, calls for one price for all

May 14, 2021 12:42 am

Jain said he had told Vardhan that companies will make thousands of crores worth of profit and that the price should be Rs 150 for all – the Centre as well as states.

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin approved for phase 2/3 trials on children

May 13, 2021 1:54 pm

The trial will be conducted on 525 healthy volunteers.

50 Bharat Biotech employees test Covid-19 positive; Joint MD's tweet draws bouquets and brickbats

May 13, 2021 12:03 pm

Suchitra Ella on Wednesday tweeted "Quite disheartening to the teams to hear some states complaining about our intentions. 50 of our employees are off work due to Covid, yet we continue to work under pandemic lockdowns 24x7 for U."

Explained: When to take your vaccine shot(s) if infected with Covid-19, and if not

May 14, 2021 2:47 pm

Coronavirus vaccine: How long can you afford to wait for the first or second dose, and how does that change if you are infected with Covid-19 during the wait?

Disheartening to see some states complaining about our vaccine supply intentions: Bharat Biotech

May 12, 2021 7:46 pm

In a tweet, Bharat Biotech Joint Managing Director Suchitra Ella said the company has already dispatched Covaxin lots to 18 states on May 10.

Maharashtra government to use 18-44 Covaxin stock for 45+ group

May 12, 2021 7:37 am

Maharashtra has vaccinated 1.85 crore people so far.

Facing vaccine shortage, these states decide to float global tenders to procure Covid jabs

May 11, 2021 9:09 pm

Several states, which have been witnessing a huge caseload in the past few weeks, were forced to shut vaccination centers amid vaccine shortage even as the third phase of the immunization programme is underway.

India's Covid-19 vaccines: All your questions answered

May 06, 2021 2:34 pm

With India's vaccination drive gaining momentum, we answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the vaccine.

Long queues as Panchkula runs out of Covid vaccines

May 04, 2021 8:43 am

At least two centres, including Government dispensary at Sector 12 A designated for those above 45 and AYUSH centre Sector 9, earmarked for 18 plus did not receive their supply on time resulting in serpentine queues, and wordy duels between people and health staff.

Pfizer in talks with government over ‘expedited nod’ for vaccine

May 04, 2021 7:41 am

The pharmaceutical company had earlier said that it had decided to prioritise orders from the government, and supply doses of its Covid-19 vaccine “only through government contracts” in India.