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Friday, April 23, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine


Venezuela opposition nod to $100 million in frozen funds for Covid-19 vaccines

April 23, 2021 8:51 am

The Trump administration froze $342 million in Venezuelan central bank deposits as part of a 2019 program and put them at the disposal of Opposition leader Juan Guaido, who the United States recognizes as the country's legitimate president.

‘Profiteering’: Sonia Gandhi to PM Modi on vaccine pricing

April 23, 2021 5:40 am

The Congress President said the Centre has “abdicated its responsibility of providing free vaccines to people between 18 and 45”.

GTU circular: ‘Students above 18 should get jabs before winter exams’

April 23, 2021 2:56 am

GTU Vice-Chancellor Navin Sheth said, “The move is to motivate students for vaccination in time.”

Centre considers using IAF to import oxygen containers

April 23, 2021 7:44 am

A Defence Ministry source said the "feasibility of using the Air Force" for the task "is being discussed". The source said that looking at the grim situation in parts of the country, “all options are being considered at the moment”.

Maharashtra to procure own vaccine stock for 18-45 age group

April 23, 2021 7:41 am

SII CEO Adar Poonawalla has said that it would be impossible to handle orders of small municipal corporations and hospitals and indicated an arrangement where states procure on behalf of hospitals.

Covid vaccine: 7 things to remember if you are getting the jab

April 22, 2021 5:08 pm

"Tips above are excerpts from my book ‘Covid and post Covid recovery’ that will help improve #vaccine outcome," Dr Vishakha wrote on Instagram

Pfizer: Will supply Covid-19 vaccine only through government channels

April 22, 2021 11:48 am

The decision by Pfizer comes at a time when India has opened up its immunisation strategy, and allowed companies the option of charging states and private hospitals a potentially higher rate for their vaccines.

Oxygen requirement, vaccine, hospitalisation: India's leading doctors answer all your questions on COVID-19

April 21, 2021 7:20 pm

Amid states facing a shortage of medical oxygen, the doctors stressed that it should be used judiciously

Tamil actor suffers cardiac arrest, experts dismiss rumours of link to vaccine

April 17, 2021 7:10 am

The private hospital in Chennai, where Vivek, 59, is being treated, said he suffered “an acute coronary syndrome with cardiogenic shock. This is a separate cardiac event. It may not be due to Covid vaccination”.

Authorities threatening to demolish our shops if not vaccinated: Tapi villagers

April 16, 2021 10:28 pm

Tapi collector R J Halani said, “We have got the application and we are looking in it. We also explained the shop keepers that vaccination will help them to protect from Covid-19.