coronavirus vaccine trials]
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2021 11:41 PM IST
- India's Covid-19 recovery rate has reached 97 per cent, said the Union health ministry on Monday, one of the highest in the world. Vaccination is underway and as of Tuesday 39.5 lakh beneficiaries have been vaccinated, according to the health ministry.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 06:44 AM IST
Vaccines are not yet approved for children, but testing already is underway for those as young as 12.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 05:03 PM IST
Karnataka had vaccinated 2,84,385 health warriors till Thursday, with 18,230 inoculations in a single day on Thursday.
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:58 PM IST
The worker was vaccinated at about 11.30 AM on Tuesday at a Primary Health Centre (PHC) in the district and he is said to have developed chest pain at around 2.30 AM on Wednesday.
Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 04:38 PM IST
While 100,000 doses reached Maldives, according to Bangladesh’s foreign ministry, “A special flight of India carrying the consignment will land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka [on January 21].”
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:32 AM IST
The UK has faced a surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths since the discovery of a new highly infectious variant of the disease in southeast England in December.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:29 PM IST
- Iceland identified 463 separate variants -- which scientists call haplotypes.
By Binayak Dasgupta, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 02:47 AM IST
The two experts also said that it is important to ensure that immunisation programmes avoid controversy that could fuel vaccine scepticism. For instance, the approval to a vaccine without efficacy data “was not a good idea”, according to John P Moore.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 01:14 AM IST
The controversy escalated during the day as reports said those receiving Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin were asked to sign consent forms before being inoculated because the jab had been allowed by the government in “clinical trial mode”.
By Rhythma Kaul
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 12:11 PM IST
In its report, the Board concluded that no safety concerns were identified and the study met the primary endpoints of safety.
By Saubhadra Chatterji | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 11:44 AM IST
India launched one of the world’s largest coronavirus vaccination drives on Saturday, setting in motion a complex deployment plan aimed at stemming the wide spread of infections across a nation of more than 1.3 billion people.
Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:44 AM IST
Serum Institute of India’s Covishield vaccine has reached all state capitals and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, a backup to Covishield, has also reached some states.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 11:00 PM IST
Healthcare workers, both in government and private sectors including Integrated Child Development Services(ICDS) workers, will receive the vaccine during this phase, the health ministry said in a statement.
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2021 03:38 PM IST
Decades of research show that depression, stress, loneliness, and poor health behaviors can weaken the body's immune system and lower the effectiveness of certain vaccines.
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:50 AM IST
- The 8 January letter is the third communication to the World Health Organisation in a month, reminding Tedros and his office to fix the maps
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2021 09:50 AM IST
The WHO team includes virus and other experts from the United States, Australia, Germany, Japan, Britain, Russia, the Netherlands, Qatar and Vietnam.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 06:05 PM IST
The remarks come as Pune-based pharma firm SII started the shipment of the Astrazeneca-Ofxord vaccine Covishield across several cities.
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 10:51 PM IST
India has been reporting less than 300 deaths for over two weeks now.
By Reuters | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | London
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 02:42 PM IST
Supporters say they are a good way to cut short the often lengthy process of testing potential vaccines on tens of thousands of volunteers while critics have branded it unethical