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"We have advised states and UTs that all front line workers must be given an opportunity of mop-up rounds by March 6," Bhushan said.(ANI)

Covid-19: States, UTs directed to hold mop-up rounds to inoculate health workers

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 09:03 PM IST
"States and UTs have also been advised that mop up rounds for healthcare workers must be organised by February 24," Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Union Health Ministry said.
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Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that all subjects sign a consent form before the trials that detail all the possible adverse effects of the vaccine inoculation.(HT Photo)
Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that all subjects sign a consent form before the trials that detail all the possible adverse effects of the vaccine inoculation.(HT Photo)

Ministry asks states to implement plan for regulating online health aggregators

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 08:55 PM IST
The ministry has further advised that the Department of Home of the state concerned may also be requested to investigate such matters with an objective to prevent any kind of violation (civil or criminal/cyber or otherwise) of applicable laws.
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Health secretary Rajesh Bhushan said the government never imposed any ban on the export of Covid-19 vaccine.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Health secretary Rajesh Bhushan said the government never imposed any ban on the export of Covid-19 vaccine.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

‘Misinformation’: Health ministry says no ban on export of Covid-19 vaccine

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 06:56 PM IST
The health secretary rubbished the claims that the government has banned the export of Covid-19 vaccines to meet local demands first.
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Dr Paul said that there are no causes for concern and asked the people not to panic and remain vigilant about the virus.(ANI Photo)
Dr Paul said that there are no causes for concern and asked the people not to panic and remain vigilant about the virus.(ANI Photo)

New Covid-19 strain yet to be detected in India, says Niti Aayog member VK Paul

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Srivatsan K C | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 06:40 PM IST
While the new strain of the infection has increased transmissibility of the virus, the severity of the disease and the case fatality are not affected by this mutation, Dr Paul said.
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Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that all subjects sign a consent form before the trials that detail all the possible adverse effects of the vaccine inoculation.(HT Photo)
Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that all subjects sign a consent form before the trials that detail all the possible adverse effects of the vaccine inoculation.(HT Photo)

Govt never spoke about vaccinating the entire country, says health ministry

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Srivatsan K C | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 06:28 PM IST
Bhushan also said that the average daily positivity rate in India has been 3.72 per cent and with 211 cases per million, India has the lowest cases per million count “among all the big nations.”
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Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Union Health Ministry addressing Covid-19 briefing on Thursday(ANI Photo)
Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Union Health Ministry addressing Covid-19 briefing on Thursday(ANI Photo)

Number of recovered Covid-19 patients is 3.5 times more than active cases: Health Ministry

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 04:16 PM IST
“In the last 24 hours, more than 11 lakh Covid-19 tests have been conducted,” said Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Union Health Ministry. “Single-day highest recovery of 68,584 was recorded yesterday,” he added.
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Healthcare workers during Covid-19 screening and swab test of residents at Mankhurd in Mumbai, India, on Monday, August 24, 2020.(Photo: Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)
Healthcare workers during Covid-19 screening and swab test of residents at Mankhurd in Mumbai, India, on Monday, August 24, 2020.(Photo: Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)

India’s Covid-19 recovery rate is now more than 75%, says health ministry

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 05:40 PM IST
The recovered Covid-19 cases in India are 3.4 times more than the active cases as of Tuesday, according to Union health ministry.
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