Indian govt, Poonawalla refute reports about no vaccine orders

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST

Debunking news reports that India has not placed fresh orders for Covid vaccines with the Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat BioTech since March, the Union government on Monday said such report

Read more

Covid vaccines will be procured at any cost: Hasina

Dhaka |Monday, 2021 10:45:05 AM IST

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the Covid-19 vaccines will be procured by her government at any cost to fight the second wave of pandemic in the country.

Read more

Covid negative report or vaccine certificate must for entering Punjab

Chandigarh |Monday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST

Making the restrictions tough owing to the coronavirus surge, the Punjab government on Sunday said nobody would be allowed to enter the state without a negative Covid report not more than 72 hours old

Read more

China-donated Covid vaccines arrive in Myanmar

Yangon |Monday, 2021 1:15:06 PM IST

A batch of Covid-19 vaccines donated by the Chinese government has arrived at the Yangon International Airport, according to a release from the Chinese embassy.

Read more

Powerful Indians making aggressive calls for vaccines: Poonawalla (Ld)

London |Sunday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

Admitting that he is facing immense pressure from "some of the most powerful people in India" demanding supplies of Covishield, Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla said on Saturday tha

Read more

Covid vaccine exports caused huge domestic shortages: MVA

Mumbai |Sunday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

The ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) allies Congress and Nationalist Congress Party on Saturday slammed the BJP at the Centre questioning its decision to permit exports of Covid-19 vaccines when people

Read more

Poonawalla to begin vaccine production in UK: Report

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST

In a bid to meet its supply commitments, the Serum Institute of India's (SII) Chief Executive Officer Adar Poonawalla on Friday said that the company is planning to start vaccine production in the UK,

Read more

Uganda opts for vaccines elsewhere than India

Kampala |Sunday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST

Uganda planned to import Covid-19 vaccines from elsewhere after India as a supplier is grappling with a surge in cases domestically, said Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.

Read more

Telangana seeks higher allocation of vaccines, oxygen

Hyderabad |Sunday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

The Telangana government has requested the Centre for enhanced allocation of Covid vaccines and oxygen to the state.

Read more

Prior Covid infection may help vaccine fight new variants

London |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

A single dose of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines against Covid may boost immunity against the coronavirus variants, only in people who were previously infected with the deadly virus, a study has found, highl

Read more

Kerala-based Federal Bank donates vaccine fridges to Maha

Pune |Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST

The Kochi-based Federal Bank Ltd has donated 100 refrigerators for Covid-19 vaccine storage to Maharashtra as part of its CSR initiatives, an official spokesperson said here on Saturday.

Read more

India to receive Sputnik V vaccine consignments from May 1

New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST

Amid the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India, the country will start receiving consignments of Russian Sputnik V vaccine doses from May 1 onwards.

Read more