PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 09:58 PM IST
Developers of China’s four currently approved vaccines have said they could manufacture up to 2.6 billion doses by the end of this year. Still, vaccinating China’s massive population will be a daunting task.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 07:53 PM IST
Spain is ready to consider bilateral deals and corridors “with third countries” if a solution on vaccine certificates cannot be reached at the European Union level, according to Tourism Secretary Fernando Valdes.
By Jaykishan Sharma, Jaipur
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2021 07:28 PM IST
- Health secretary Siddharth Majahan said, “The vaccination is going on smoothly across the state. People are enthusiastic".
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 07:39 PM IST
People aged 60 years and above and those between 45-59 years suffering from specific comorbidities, supported by a certificate by a registered medical practitioner, will be vaccinated.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 05:33 PM IST
Investigators found that adults with Down syndrome were roughly three times more likely to die from Covid-19 than the general population.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 01:27 PM IST
The program, which started Sunday on the resort island of Bali, is the first to be done in Southeast Asia, Grab Indonesia President Ridzki Kramadibrata said in a virtual news briefing.
By Ruchir Kumar, Patna
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 11:36 PM IST
- Those who fail to turn up for vaccination after registration will have the option to re-register after cancelling the previous one.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 09:05 PM IST
Around 10,000 private hospitals empanelled under Ayushman Bharat PMJAY, more than 600 hospitals empanelled under CGHS.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 08:59 PM IST
Active cases jumped from the 1,231 cases reported on Friday to 1,307 cases on Saturday.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:56 PM IST
A single dose of Pfizer and BioNtech's Covid-19 vaccine cuts the number of asymptomatic infections and could significantly reduce the risk of transmission of the virus.
ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:30 PM IST
India along with South Africa is at the forefront in a proposal introduced in October 2020.
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:46 PM IST
The White House will partner with the US Chamber of Commerce; leaders of the Black, Latino and Asian business community; the Business Roundtable and the National Association of Manufacturers on the efforts, White House adviser Andy Slavitt announced in a briefing.
By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 07:20 PM IST
A new version of Co-WIN (2.0) will be unveiled which will have the option for self-registration.
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:17 AM IST
According to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, digital vaccination passports likely available before summer to allow people to travel in Europe despite the coronavirus pandemic
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 06:26 PM IST
Following the announcement, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) director Randeep Guleria said, the private vaccination centres "will allow people to come and get vaccinated the way they feel comfortable.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 05:04 PM IST
- From announcing the next phase of Covid-19 vaccination drive to approving President's rule in Puducherry, the ministers announced the Centre's new policy moves and administrative decisions.
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:48 AM IST
Data shows that the seven-day average of new cases across India dropped to its lowest on February 11, when it touched 10,988, but it has shown a sustained increase since then to reach 12,971 on Monday – a rise of 18%.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 08:16 PM IST
"Fulfilling our commitment to help the world with Covid-19 vaccines, supplies of Made in India vaccine commence today for Africa under Covax facility," Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Anurag Srivastava tweeted.
By Deeksha Bhardwaj, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:51 AM IST
The upgraded mobile application designed for the vaccination drive will also allow the users, who are travelling, to pick a different centre if needed for the second dose.
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 08:07 AM IST
By Rhythma Kaul, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 09:47 AM IST
The move is meant to speed up the process when the next and the largest cohort of recipients — members of the general public who are at greater risk due to their age and existing illnesses — begin to be covered.
PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 10:20 PM IST
Of these, more than 1.35 lakh are healthcare workers and over 1.71 lakh frontline workers, as per the data.
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 05:16 PM IST
- For restarting international travel as global vaccine rollouts get underway, Air New Zealand to trial digital Covid 'vaccination passport'
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 02:36 AM IST
According to the Union health ministry, 10.8 million doses have been administered across the country, with 6.35 million health care workers receiving at least one shot of the vaccine till Saturday evening.
By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 12:58 AM IST
As per the Centre’s guideline all states were to freeze the immunisation for healthcare workers by February 20 and allow for an additional five-day period for a “mop up” round to immunise as many as possible.
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 06:27 AM IST
India began inoculating people to fight the pandemic on January 16 and was administering doses at the fastest pace for weeks, before lingering hesitancy among some people and technical glitches meant the pace was overtaken by the United States.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 01:20 PM IST
Biden’s visit will be just his second trip away from the East Coast since taking office last month, following a Tuesday appearance in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at a CNN town hall.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 11:51 AM IST
- The director general of family welfare department Dr Dubey said the authorities will soon get the guideline for vaccination of the elderly.
By Archana Mishra, Gurugram
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 05:44 PM IST
"Only 13,000 front-line workers of 18,000 have been inoculated till now. In case of healthcare workers, only 2371 of the 24,000 have taken the second jab,” said Dr Virender Yadav, chief medical officer.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 01:00 PM IST
The move paves the way for China to donate 500,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine to Nepal.