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Covid vaccines


Mumbai: Vaccination drive called off till May 2 as all centres in city run out of doses

April 30, 2021 1:22 am

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has said if it receives the vaccine stockpile, the information on vaccine resumption will be disseminated through media/social media in advance.

UK lawmakers call for PM Johnson to publish big pharma lobbying messages

April 26, 2021 9:48 am

A cross-party group of UK lawmakers has signed a statement calling for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, ministers, and senior civil servants to publish all email, text, and WhatsApp messages exchanged with pharmaceutical companies and their lobbyists.

To manage crowds, Kerala stops spot registration for Covid-19 vaccines

April 22, 2021 1:19 pm

Although spot registration for the vaccines was stopped, hundreds queued up in major hospitals looking for their turn to get the shots.

With a message, Godhra mosques look to boost vaccination

March 26, 2021 5:49 am

Despite the administration setting up a vaccination centre at the Covid Care Centre run by the Al Hayat trust of the community, but rumours about the 'harmful content' of the vaccine have meant that the beneficiaries have refused to turn up.

Advocacy group writes to PMO, asks vaccine access for dialysis patients

March 16, 2021 11:39 pm

The current vaccination eligibility is limited to all aged above 60 and people aged between 45 and 59 with co-morbidities, including kidney disease

Chorus in Pune district: Need for blanket vaccination drive for all aged above 18

March 13, 2021 4:55 am

According to central government policy, only health workers, frontline staff, senior citizens and persons aged above 45 with co-morbidities can get the vaccine jab as of now.

India stands ready to work with UN to ensure supply of COVID-19 vaccines in Syria

March 03, 2021 11:19 am

India, which has shipped critical supplies of COVID-19 vaccines to nations globally, has said it stands ready to work with the United Nations and its agencies to ensure the doses are delivered to people of Syria facing "dire" situation compounded by the pandemic, winterisation and food insecurity.

Covid vaccines won't lead to athletes failing dope tests, safe to use: WADA

February 26, 2021 7:41 am

Boost for Indian Olympians too as two vaccines used in India also 'has no specific concerns' says Anti-Doping watchdog