Covid 19 Vaccine News

Govt decides to run Covid vaccination drive throughout April, including Holidays

Govt decides to run Covid vaccination drive throughout April, including Holidays

New Delhi: In view of rising Covid-19 cases, government of India on Thursday announced to run the vaccination campaign throughout the month of April, including on gazetted holidays. Under this new guideline both public and private sector vaccination centres will be operationalised. The idea behind this decision is to optimally utilise all vaccination

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,

PM Modi’s mother Heeraben gets her first shot of COVID-19 vaccine

PM Modi’s mother Heeraben gets her first shot of COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi: The 101-year-old Heeraben Modi, mother of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, received her first shot of the corona vaccine. PM Modi himself informed about this through Twitter, while appealing to the fellow countrymen to get Covid-19 vaccine. PM Modi’s tweet read, ‘I am happy to say that

Pakistan to receive 45 million India-made covid-19 doses

Pakistan to receive 45 million India-made covid-19 doses

Islamabad: Under the international vaccine alliance, GAVI, Pakistan will reportedly receive 45 million doses of India-manufactured Covishield vaccine from India. These vaccine doses are among those bought by GAVI, which work to increase access to immunization in poor countries, from India.  To note, Pakistan is the only SAARC country to

Spreading rumours about Covid-19 Vaccines punishable offence: Centre

Spreading rumours about Covid-19 Vaccines punishable offence: Centre

New Delhi: To tackle the circulation of misinformation against Covid-19 vaccination drive in India, Centre on Monday instructed all the states and union territories to take penal action under the provisions of Disaster Management Act and the Indian Penal Code against those spreading “rumours” about the efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines.

Norway launches investigation after 23 die post COVID-19 vaccination

Norway launches investigation after 23 die post COVID-19 vaccination

Oslo: Norwegian government ordered a detailed investigation after 23 elderly patients died in the state following their immunization with the Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA vaccine against Covid-19. To look into the shocking fatalities rate among elderly people, Doctors in Norway have been asked to conduct more thorough evaluations of very frail elderly