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Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses a press conference at BJP headquarters in New Delhi. He lashed out at Rahul Gandhi over his letter regarding vaccination to PM Modi. (PTI)

Ask them first: Ravi Shankar Prasad hits back at Rahul over vaccine letter

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 08:20 PM IST
The union minister also asked why Rahul Gandhi has not vaccinated himself until now and asked him to clarify if he had already vaccinated himself during one of his foreign trips.
A health worker administers a Covid-19 vaccine, at Sector 30 District Hospital, in Noida. (Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
A health worker administers a Covid-19 vaccine, at Sector 30 District Hospital, in Noida. (Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Centre asks its employees of 45 years and above to get vaccinated

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 04:15 PM IST
  • The government has asked central government employees of the age of 45 years and above to get vaccinated in order to stop the spread of Covid-19 in the nation.
A health worker wearing protective gear takes a nasal swab sample of inbound travellers for Covid-19 coronavirus tests at CSMT railway station, in Mumbai. (Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)
A health worker wearing protective gear takes a nasal swab sample of inbound travellers for Covid-19 coronavirus tests at CSMT railway station, in Mumbai. (Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)

India reports 105,080 Covid-19 cases, 750 deaths over the past week

UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2021 10:10 AM IST
  • The health ministry data showed that with the surge in cases, the nation recorded more than 4,400 cases on the first day of the week.
Medical staff administers Covid-19 vaccine to beneficiary at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Sion in Mumbai(Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times)
Medical staff administers Covid-19 vaccine to beneficiary at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Sion in Mumbai(Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times)

Govt to vaccinate people above 50 from March 1, asks states, UTs to prepare

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 10:05 AM IST
  • Bhushan pointed out that a large number of healthcare workers across the country are yet to be vaccinated against coronavirus disease and it is necessary to vaccinate them quickly in order for other healthcare services to resume in a full-fledged manner akin to pre-pandemic times.
A health worker checks the temperature of a passenger at Bandra train station in Mumbai, India, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. India's coronavirus cases have crossed 10 million with new infections dipping to their lowest levels in three months, as the country prepares for a massive COVID-19 vaccination in the new year. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)(AP)
A health worker checks the temperature of a passenger at Bandra train station in Mumbai, India, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. India's coronavirus cases have crossed 10 million with new infections dipping to their lowest levels in three months, as the country prepares for a massive COVID-19 vaccination in the new year. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)(AP)

From 1 to 1,69,824: Where India stands on Covid-19 map a year after

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 04:05 PM IST
In September, India witnessed the worst situation as daily cases ranged between 75,000 and 90,000. The highest single-day spike was 96,551 fresh cases in 24 hours. In October, the situation bettered and in December, both Bharat Biotech and Pune's SII applied for emergency use of their vaccines.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an interaction with the Beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana - Gramin, through video conferencing, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an interaction with the Beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana - Gramin, through video conferencing, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (PTI)

PM Modi to interact with Varanasi's Covid-19 vaccinators, beneficiaries tomorrow

Written by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 05:40 PM IST
The participants in the interaction will share their first-hand experience of vaccination, the PMO release stated.
A 42-year-old healthcare worker, who had received Covid-19 vaccination, died early Wednesday after complaining of chest pain.(AP)
A 42-year-old healthcare worker, who had received Covid-19 vaccination, died early Wednesday after complaining of chest pain.(AP)

Health worker dies after Covid vaccine jab, official says death not due to it

PTI |
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.
The ministry of external affairs in a statement said that India will continue to supply vaccines to neighbouring countries in a phased manner over the next few months. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTOS)
The ministry of external affairs in a statement said that India will continue to supply vaccines to neighbouring countries in a phased manner over the next few months. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTOS)

India 'deeply honoured' to meet the world's healthcare needs: PM Modi

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 08:53 PM IST
  • Bhutan, the Maldives and Bangladesh will be among the first countries in the neighbourhood to receive Covid-19 vaccines from India as grant assistance.
Medical staff man a registration desk at the Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital in New Delhi(Bloomberg)
Medical staff man a registration desk at the Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital in New Delhi(Bloomberg)

People vaccinated against Covid-19 higher than twice the number of active cases

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:23 PM IST
In a span of 24 hours, 2,23,669 people were vaccinated for COVID-19 across 3,930 sessions taking the cumulative total of people vaccinated to 4,54,049 (across 7,860 sessions conducted so far) in the country.
Employees welcome health workers carrying Covid vaccines at a hospital in Mumbai on Saturday.( Bloomberg)
Employees welcome health workers carrying Covid vaccines at a hospital in Mumbai on Saturday.( Bloomberg)

Nation receives a shot in the arm

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:31 AM IST
Union Health ministry figures showed that roughly 191,181 people received doses at 3,351 sites. This was short of the 300,000-plus target but still well above numbers recorded by any other country on the first day of inoculation
Reddy requested people to refrain from asking questions regarding efficacy of the vaccines. (Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times)
Reddy requested people to refrain from asking questions regarding efficacy of the vaccines. (Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times)

Please don't question efficacy of locally-developed vaccine: Union min Reddy

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 04:53 PM IST
  • “Vaccines have been approved only after testing. I say this confidently that the vaccines will benefit everyone,” Reddy said.
Doctors, healthcare workers and BMC staff getting COVID-19 vaccination at Rajawadi hospital, in Mumbai on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Doctors, healthcare workers and BMC staff getting COVID-19 vaccination at Rajawadi hospital, in Mumbai on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

LIVE: AIIMS worker develops allergic reaction after inoculation

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 11:22 PM IST
The vaccination drive covers all Indian states and union territories. The drive will be held daily from 9am to 5pm, except on the days earmarked for routine immunisation programmes.
A healthcare worker takes a swab sample of a person for the coronavirus disease test at Dadar station in Mumbai on Friday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
A healthcare worker takes a swab sample of a person for the coronavirus disease test at Dadar station in Mumbai on Friday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

With 19,078 new Covid-19 cases, India’s tally rises over 10.3 million

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 10:33 AM IST
Data from the Union health ministry at 8am also showed that 22,926 patients of the coronavirus disease recovered across the country taking the number of recoveries to 9,906,387.
A health worker holds blood samples collected for coronavirus sero-survey in New Delhi in this file photo.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A health worker holds blood samples collected for coronavirus sero-survey in New Delhi in this file photo.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Aurobindo Pharma ties up with BIRAC to develop Covid-19 vaccine

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 05:29 PM IST
Aurobindo Pharma said it is developing a vaccine for COVID-19 through its wholly-owned US subsidiary, Auro Vaccines. The vaccine candidate is based on a proprietary vaccine delivery platform of the company.
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