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Serum Institute says Covishield production increased to 110 million doses in July

Pune/IBNS: Serum Institute of India (SII) said Tuesday the production of Covishield has been ramped up to 110 million doses this month, according to media reports.

India reports over 48,000 COVID-19 cases, 1,005 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: In a slight increase in daily cases, India on Thursday reported 48,786 new COVID-19 infections besides registering 1,005 deaths apparently due to the virus in the last 24 hours.

India reports highest COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India, which is slowly recovering from the second wave of coronavirus, on Thursday witnessed a big jump in daily COVID-19 toll as it recorded the highest number of deaths due to the contagion in the last 24 hours.

Delhi receives major supply of Covishied, Covaxin doses

Delhi/IBNS: Amid shortage of vaccines that reportedly forced the Delhi government to stop inoculation drive for 18-44 age group, major supplies of both Covishield and Covaxin reached the national capital Wednesday.

Japan to supply COVID-19 hit Taiwan with 1.24 million doses of AstraZeneca shots

Tokyo: Japan might extend help to Taiwan by supplying 1.24 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Britain’s AstraZeneca PLC.

Coronavirus: Karnataka receives 3 lakh Covishield doses from Centre

Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Minister for Health and Medical Education Dr K Sudhakar has said that the State has received 3 lakh Covishield doses from the Centre on Tuesday.

Covishield vs Covaxin: Which to choose? Govt says both vaccines work well

New Delhi/IBNS: The government on Thursday said Bharat Biotech's Covaxin and Serum Institute of India produced Covishield cannot be compared with each other, scientifically, to choose one over another.

Second dose of Covishield already booked online will be honoured : Health Ministry after changes in Co-WIN

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union health ministry on Sunday said that the online appointments, already made for the second dose of the Covishield vaccine, will not be cancelled on Co-WIN platform.

Jammu and Kashmir: 50,000 Covishield vaccine doses reach Srinagar  

Srinagar:  A fresh consignment of 50,000 Covishield vaccine doses from Serum Institute of India, Pune arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday.

Will send raw material urgently required to manufacture Covishield: US tells India

New Delhi: The United States has identified sources of specific raw material urgently required for Indian manufacture of the Covishield vaccine that will immediately be made available for India, officials said on Sunday.

Serum Institute to sell Covishield to states at Rs. 400, private hospitals at Rs. 600

Pune/IBNS: The Serum Institute of India (SII) has decided to sell one dose of its Covid-19 vaccine, named Covishield, to state governments at Rs. 400 and private hospitals at Rs. 600, as India will enter into a liberalised vaccination drive from May 1.

India approves Russia’s Sputnik V Covid vaccine: Reports

New Delhi/UNI: A Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of central government on Monday gave its nod for the emergency use authorization of the Russia's COVID-19 vaccine SPUTNIK V, sources said.

4.8 million Covishield vaccine doses administered in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh government has so far administered 4.8 million doses of Covishield to its people, and around 80,000 doses alone lasst Sunday. The registration portal for vaccines has already received 6.2 million applications. Bangladesh has procured over 9 million doses of vaccines so far, of which two million of them were donated by India.

Gap to administer second dose of Covishield should be increased to 6-8 weeks: Centre

New Delhi: The Centre on Monday directed the state to increase the interval between administering two doses of Covishield by 6-8 weeks for better results, officials said.

'Please be patient': Adar Poonawalla urges nations waiting for Covishield vaccines

Pune/IBNS: Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Sunday requested countries and governments to "be patient" amid the wait for 'Covishield' supplies, the coronavirus vaccine his pharmaceutical company has developed in partnership with the Oxford University and British-Swedish pharma firm AstraZeneca.