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Five killed in Serum Institute of India fire, Covishield vaccine production unaffected

January 22, 2021 11:36 am

Building has rotavirus, BCG labs; Covid vaccine units on nearby SII campus

Fire kills 5 on Serum Institute of India's Pune campus; Covishield production not affected

January 22, 2021 11:34 am

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla said "there would be no loss of Covishield production due to multiple production buildings that I had kept in reserve to deal with such contingencies at Serum Institute."

India to supply Covid-19 vaccines to six key partner nations from tomorrow

January 19, 2021 8:02 pm

Countries including Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles will be the first recipient countries to get the vaccines in a phased manner keeping in view the domestic requirements.

Here are FAQs on Covaxin, Covishield vaccines for Covid-19

January 22, 2021 2:29 pm

Covaxin, Covishield Covid-19 Vaccine: Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute rolled out their vaccines last Saturday. As of 5 pm Monday, 3.81 lakh people had been vaccinated, and there have been 580 adverse events.

Covid-19: Next vaccination day on Jan 22, UP inoculated highest on Day 1

January 18, 2021 12:19 am

“The next round of vaccination will take place on Friday after which the vaccination will take place two days a week. Information about the same will be provided later,” said Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Amit Mohan Prasad said.

Vaccination: 'Wait and watch' approach, CoWin app snags blamed for 53 per cent turnout in Delhi on Day 1

January 17, 2021 9:15 pm

In Delhi, 4,319 healthcare workers 53.3 per cent of those registered got the shots on Saturday, the first day of the world's largest vaccination drive against the pandemic.

Octogenarian neuro physician to 26-yr-old resident doctor, Covishield brings all under one inoculation umbrella

January 17, 2021 4:32 am

Dr Murlidhar Tambe, 57, dean of BJ Medical College, and Sassoon General Hospital, was the first to get vaccinated at the institute. Dr Tambe admitted that concerns have been raised about the vaccine

Injecting hope: 1.91 lakh get shots across nation, no post-vaccine complication

January 17, 2021 9:33 am

In phase one of the immunisation exercise, 3 crore people in the priority group of healthcare and frontline workers are to be vaccinated. On Saturday, 3,352 sessions were held, with the target of vaccinating at least 100 people each.

Adar Poonawalla gets vaccine shot: ‘my endorsement very important’

January 17, 2021 4:26 am

Poonawalla took to Twitter and posted a video which showed that he was injected with the vaccine

Covid-19 vaccination drive: First in line at AIIMS, safai karamchari says feel good

January 17, 2021 8:24 am

Vaccine shots of both Covishield and Covaxin were used in Delhi's inoculation drive that took place at 81 centres across the capital.