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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2021 06:49 PM IST
Experts who reportedly said the decision to increase the gap between the two doses of Covishield vaccines was not unanimous were present at the meeting and agreed to the decision, the government said on Wednesday and released proof.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2021 09:49 PM IST
In his letter, Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan cited reports published in Hindi dailies ‘Dainik Bhaskar’ and ‘Rajasthan Patrika’ over high vaccine wastage in Rajasthan.
PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2021 07:11 PM IST
He made this remark while inaugurating a series of blood donation camps at 13 locations in Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh through a webinar.
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2021 04:57 PM IST
- Harsh Vardhan's meeting comes at the backdrop of what experts call a second wave of Covid-19 in the country and the review meeting held between the Prime Minister and senior officials on Sunday.
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 10:12 PM IST
Thirty sports persons and support staff across disciplines returned positive after 741 precautionary tests were conducted at the National Centres of Excellence in Patiala and Bengaluru on Wednesday.
ANI | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2021 12:32 AM IST
"Our efforts of testing, tracing, and treating in COVID-19 can be replicated for the treatment of TB. The experience from the pandemic can be used to achieve the goal of eliminating TB by 2025," the Union health minister said.
PTI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2021 02:03 PM IST
Initiating the debate on the National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2021, Vardhan said the proposed legislation has the potential to bring a paradigm shift in health professionals' situation.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2021 02:23 PM IST
A total of 3,93,39,817 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the country so far.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2021 11:35 PM IST
- The Union minister said that people should continue to follow the restrictions with the same amount of consistency as they had done last year when the pandemic was at its peak.
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 08:10 PM IST
- These lawmakers are trying to address vaccine hesitancy which medical experts and lawmakers believe may impact the vaccination drive.
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 10:47 PM IST
The minister said right from scaling up the laboratories to conduct Covid-19 tests and working on vaccines to manufacturing Personal Protection Kits (PPE), scientists handled the challenge very deftly.
ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 05:41 AM IST
The Union Minister also launched the IMI 3.0 portal and released the Operational Guidelines for IMI 3.0 and the awareness material/IEC package developed as part of the campaign.
ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 11:56 PM IST
The outlay for the health sector has been increased to ₹2,23,846 crores for 2021-22, which marks a 137 per cent increase over this year's budget estimates.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 06:52 AM IST
More than 2.24 lakh people have been vaccinated against the disease till now, which has infected more than 10.5 million people in the country and claimed at least 150,000 lives.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 04:58 PM IST
While the self-registration module of the app is yet to be announced officially by the government, here is everything you need to know about it.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 12:32 PM IST
Union health and family welfare minister Dr Harsh Vardhan acknowledged that Covid-19 has turned the clock back by many years, if not decades, he said the “deadly virus has derailed painstaking efforts of many decades and diverted scientific attention.”
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Srivatsan K C
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 09:21 PM IST
The pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) would be used to treat pneumonia in children and has been developed by SII in collaboration with other partners like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, according to an official statement from the health ministry.
New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2020 07:32 AM IST
He asserted that the state needs to focus on increasing testing, surveillance, contact tracing, and early diagnosis to keep fatality rate low.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 10:57 AM IST
This comes as various leaders raised Covid-19 issue in Parliament. As the session began on Wednesday, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Manoj Jha gave a zero hour notice in the Rajya Sabha over “Covid-19 and its impacts on the migrant workforce”.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 01:30 PM IST
Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, the health minister said that government is taking all necessary measures to prevent the spread of the diease.
New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 01:21 PM IST
Speaking in the Lok Sabha, the Union Minister also said that the cases per million population in the country have also been limited to 3,328 in the country.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 07:47 PM IST
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said India has used the novel coronavirus outbreak as an opportunity because of the “whole of government’ approach adopted at various levels.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2020 12:14 PM IST
Vardhan said that the fatality rate in the country continues to be around 3.3%, the recovery rate has climbed up to 29.9%.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Agencies
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 09:30 AM IST
The focus now seems to have shifted globally towards developing a vaccine for Covid-19 with several world leaders committing more than US $8 billion since Monday for this purpose.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2020 07:16 AM IST
The security guard, posted at the office of officer on special duty (OSD) to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan located in the teaching block of All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, was tested positive on Saturday, sources said.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 04:37 PM IST
With a rise of 547 new Covid-19 cases over the latest 12 hours, India’s total number of coronavirus positive cases rose to 6,412 on Friday.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 10:21 PM IST
Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan is a strong advocate of fitness and cycled 2km from his home to work in the summer heat to take charge of the Union health and family welfare ministry at Nirman Bhawan on June 3