By Rezaul H Laskar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 08:58 PM IST
- Countries in India’s immediate neighbourhood were among the biggest beneficiaries, in keeping with the government’s “Neighbourhood First” policy.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 07:01 PM IST
- The vaccines from Novavax Inc and Johnson & Johnson were significantly less effective at preventing Covid-19 in trial participants in South Africa, where the potent new variant is widespread, compared with countries in which this mutation is still rare.
By Prawesh Lama, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 02:59 AM IST
In the second phase, the drive will be held for the front-line workers such as police, fire safety personnel, teachers and civil defence volunteers. The drive will be expanded to an additional 600 locations across the city in the coming weeks.
By Rhythma Kaul, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 01:50 AM IST
The remarks were made at the government’s weekly briefing on Covid-19, which was opened by Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan, who said three regions – Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Punjab – vaccinated fewer than 40% of their targets.
By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 05:26 AM IST
On Monday, Moradabad chief medical officer Dr MC Garg denied the family’s allegations and said the post-mortem report found “cardio pulmonary disease” as the cause of the death. “Mahipal Singh died of cardiac arrest; it has nothing to do with the Covid-19 vaccine.” said Garg.
By Faisal Malik, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 05:31 AM IST
The announcement was made after the CM reviewed the preparations for the drive at a meeting held with state chief secretary Sanjay Kumar, CM’s principal adviser Ajoy Mehta, principal secretary to public health minister Dr Pradeep Vyas and other officials on Monday.
By Saubhadra Chatterji, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:42 AM IST
According to documents accessed by HT, the CoWIN platform will allow the public to access its limited features—only those required for enrolment and vaccination and not the complex back-end operations—on the Aarogya Setu app.
Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:06 PM IST
According to data compiled from states by HT, 200,297 people were vaccinated.
By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:44 AM IST
“It was a nice feeling to have received the vaccine on the first day. It was also necessary for doctors to take the first shot as it would break any myths and encourage others to come forward to take the vaccine.” said Dr Anima Halder.
By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:36 AM IST
Saroj Bala, who has served in the dispensary for the last 20 years, kept the vaccination a secret from her family, which only came to know about her getting the shot from media reports.
Until Saturday evening, 4,319 of the scheduled 8,100 persons had got vaccinated in Delhi. Hospital authorities said some who were to get the jab said they were not in the city, or cited personal reasons. Authorities said the absentees could also be attributed to a glitch in the CoWIN app.
By shiv sunny, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 01:20 AM IST
Manish Kumar on Saturday emerged as the face of a months-long global effort against time to develop an inoculation against the infection that has killed over two million people. He said he always believed in the efficacy and safety of the vaccine.
By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh, Ranchi, Kolkata, Jaipur, New Delhi, Raipur
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
By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 02:05 AM IST
“We would like to bring to your notice that the residents are a bit apprehensive about the lack of complete trial in case of Covaxin and might not participate in huge numbers thus defeating the purpose of vaccination.” representative of the resident doctors’ association at the hospital said.
By Rhythma Kaul, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:41 AM IST
Each centre will deploy vaccines from a single manufacturer to avoid mixing of doses in recipients, which is not permitted, said officials involved in the delivery programme that will be launched at 10.30am.
By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 04:20 AM IST
Staff and technicians at Lok Nayak hospital worked till late evening on Friday to ensure that the vaccination drive on Saturday goes without a hitch. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will flag off the vaccination drive from the hospital at 12 noon.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 07:56 AM IST
As Bharat Biotech is also providing a considerable amount of doses at free of cost, the per-dose cost comes around ₹206.
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 11:11 PM IST
India had recently granted emergency use authorisation to two vaccines, Oxford's Covishield being manufactured by Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin. Both vaccines, the statement from the Health Ministry said, have established safety and immunogenicity.
By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times, Imphal
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 08:30 AM IST
Fake news alerts spread rumours that MR vaccine is a Modi govt and RSS conspiracy to stop the population growth of Muslims.