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Covid-19: Over 6.31 healthcare workers vaccinated in India, says Health Ministry

New Delhi/UNI: As many as 6,31,417 healthcare workers have been vaccinated so far across 11,660 sessions, Health Ministry has cited in its provisional report.

LG Manoj Sinha inaugurates Jammu & Kashmir vaccination drive at GMC Jammu

Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the world’s largest vaccination drive to eradicate COVID-19 pandemic.

Covid-19 vaccination drive starts in Assam

Guwahati/UNI: The Covid-19 vaccination drive started in Assam on Saturday along with other parts of the country.

PM Modi launches world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive in India

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive in India, which is one of the worst Novel Coronavirus-hit countries.

Brazil results show Chinese vaccine 50.4% effective against COVID-19

Brazilian clinical trials have unveiled that a COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinovac has been found to be 50.4% effective, media reports said.

Covid vaccine recipients don't get to choose between two options for now: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government on Tuesday said that no recipient of Covid-19 vaccine gets to choose from the two candidates available in the country for emergency use.

Benyamin Netanyahu receives 2nd dose of Covid-19 vaccine, vows all Israelis to be inoculated by March

Tel Aviv/Sputnik: Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu on Saturday received his second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine live on national television.

India's second Covid-19 vaccine dry run begins today

New Delhi/IBNS: The second dry run of Covid-19 vaccine across India began on Friday, as the vast country is gearing up for the mass inoculation continuing its fight against the deadly virus.

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine likely to protect for 'couple of years': CEO Stephane Bancel

Paris/IBNS: Moderna's COVID-19 mRNA vaccine is expected to offer protection of up to a couple of years, the US biotech's chief executive said on Thursday.

Covid-19 vaccine will be free of cost to 'most prioritised beneficiaries': Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said the Covid-19 vaccine will be provided to one crore healthcare workers and two crore frontline workers free of cost across the country, a day after a government-appointed panel of experts cleared one of the remedies.

Govt's expert panel clears Oxford COVID-19 vaccine for India

New Delhi/IBNS: A government-appointed panel of experts on Friday cleared the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, which will be sent for approval to the regulator Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI).

Dr. Harsh Vardhan chairs meeting to review preparedness at COVID 19 Vaccination sites for trial run in Delhi

New Delhi: Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare today chaired a high-level meeting to review preparedness at session sites across the country for COVID-19 vaccination trial run on Saturday.

Govt's expert panel to meet over Covid-19 vaccine approval today

New Delhi/IBNS: An expert panel, appointed by the central government, will on Friday meet over the approval for an emergency use of three Covid-19 vaccines, including an indigenous one.

WHO issues its first emergency use validation for a COVID-19 vaccine and emphasizes need for equitable global access

Geneva:The World Health Organization (WHO) today listed the Comirnaty COVID-19 mRNA vaccine for emergency use, making the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine the first to receive emergency validation from WHO since the outbreak began a year ago.

Covid-19 vaccine dry run to be held in Indian states on Jan 2, 2021: Govt

New Delhi/IBNS: Giving a ray of hope to 1.3 billion people, the central government on Thursday said the dry run of Covid-19 vaccine will be held in all states on Jan 2, 2021, media reports said.