Corona Vaccine News

Andhra Pradesh sets record with over a million people vaccinated in a day

Andhra Pradesh sets record with over a million people vaccinated in a day

Andhra Pradesh has achieved the milestone of administering more than 12.5 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines under the Mega Covid vaccination drive that the health authorities hope could be a record in any one province in the world. As per Andhra Pradesh’s health authorities, a total of 12,56,215 people were

Brazil approves imports of India’s Covaxin, Russia’s Sputnik V vaccines

Brazil approves imports of India’s Covaxin, Russia’s Sputnik V vaccines

New Delhi: Brazil has cleared the proposal to import Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin into the South American country. National Health Surveillance Agency of Brazil- Anvisa had earlier denied permission to import Covaxin after authorities found that the Indian plant in which the jab was being made did not meet

Govt stops central allocation of Remdesivir to states as supply improves

Govt stops central allocation of Remdesivir to states as supply improves

NEW DELHI: The Centre has stopped allocation of antiviral drug Remdesivir to states as the supply of the critical medication has surpassed the demand, Union minister Mansukh L Mandaviya said on Saturday. “Now the country has enough #Remdesivir as the supply is much more than the demand. So we have

India becomes 2nd county to reach 20 crore vaccination coverage after US

India becomes 2nd county to reach 20 crore vaccination coverage after US

India has become the second country after the US to have crossed 20 crore cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday.India achieved this coverage in 130 days as against the USA’s feat in 124 days, the ministry said. According to data available on Our World In

Bharat Biotech expects WHO nod for emergency use of Covaxin within 2-4 months

Bharat Biotech expects WHO nod for emergency use of Covaxin within 2-4 months

New Delhi: As countries prep to gradually restart travel and tourism after prolonged Covid restrictions, there is nervousness among students about the World Health Organisation and many countries not listing Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin among approved vaccines. The US, Canada, Australia, Ireland and the EU are among those do not have

Vaccine Sputnik V production in India to begin in August this year

Vaccine Sputnik V production in India to begin in August this year

Amid increasing demand for the doses,Russia will soon give India the technology to manufacture Sputnik V vaccine locally. The vaccine will begin production in India from August, said country’s envoy to Russia, DB Venkatesh Varma, on Saturday. He added that by end of May, above three million doses will be