Covid 19 Vaccine News

Bharat Biotech defends higher Covaxin price says ‘₹150 not sustainable’

Bharat Biotech defends higher Covaxin price says ‘₹150 not sustainable’

New Delhi: Indian vaccine manufacturer, Bharat Biotech, defended a higher price for its Covid vaccine ‘Covaxin’, saying the current rate at which the vaccine is being supplied to the central government is not sustainable, hence, a higher price in private markets is required to offset part of the costs. “The supply

Kamala Harris dials PM Modi as US sets to supply 25 mn vaccines to India

Kamala Harris dials PM Modi as US sets to supply 25 mn vaccines to India

New Delhi: The United States Vice President Kamala D Harris on Thursday dialed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss US’s “Strategy for Global Vaccine Sharing” as the country prepares to supply 25 million Covid-19 doses to India that US plans to supply under a larger framework. She also called President Andres

Govt seals deal for 30 cr vaccine doses from Indian firm Biological-E

Govt seals deal for 30 cr vaccine doses from Indian firm Biological-E

Bengaluru: The Union health ministry on Thursday confirmed to have signed a deal with domestic vaccine maker Biological-E for 300 million Covid-19 vaccine doses. The government would be making an advance payment of Rs. 1500 crore to M/s Biological-E for the manufacturing of the vaccines. The vaccine, a RBD protein

Here is why some countries suspended use of AstraZeneca vaccine!

Here is why some countries suspended use of AstraZeneca vaccine!

New Delhi: Following the rising concern over blood clot events, British-Swedish pharmaceuticals company AstraZeneca on Monday issued a statement, citing a review report of 17 million people who were administered its Covid-19 vaccine, suggested that it was entirely safe for use. The statement came after a number of countries -Netherlands,