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No evidence to back China’s claim of simultaneous coronanvirus outbreak across several nations: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday rejected China's claim that the COVID-19 pandemic broke out simultaneously in several countries last year.

India's active Covid-19 cases fall below 8-lakh mark: Health Ministry

New Delhi/IBNS: India's Health Ministry on Saturday stated the active Covid-19 cases in the country have fallen below the eight-lakh mark, though several parts of the country are staring at a possible surge in infections amid the festive season.

Amid Covid-19 cases surge, Centre rushes high-level teams to five states including West Bengal

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Friday deputed high-level teams to Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal as these states have been reporting an alarming surge in the number of coronavirus fresh cases in the recent days.

Covid-19 vaccine expected early next year: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said India, which is the second worst Covid-19-affected country in the world, is likely to have a vaccine against the virus in early 2021, media reports said.

India reports another 74k ew COVID-19 cases, Health Min Harsh Vardhan apprehensive over approaching winter

New Delhi/UNI: India on the 11th day of Unlock-5 reported 74,383 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours, surpassing the 70 lakh-mark of cases that have been reported since the outbreak of pandemic in March.

Covid-19 cases can shoot up during winter, warns Minister Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi/UNI: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday voiced concern over reports that the number of Covid-19 cases will increase during winter, saying the possibility could not be dismissed in the Indian context at all.

India adds 75,083 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, tally crosses 55 lakh

New Delhi/IBNS: India, which has been battered by the Novel Coronavirus pandemic despite months of lockdown, on Tuesday added 75,083 Covid-19 cases taking the tally of infections beyond 55 lakh.

Entire country fighting Coronavirus together with PM Modi: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi/UNI: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that the entire country, including the Chief Ministers of various states, are fighting the Novel Coronavirus pandemic together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

India has one of the lowest case fatality rates globally, which is steadily decreasing: Dr Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, chaired the 19th meeting of the high-level Group of Ministers (GoM) on COVID-19 by a video-conference, here on Friday.

Number of Coronavirus patients in India touches 28 from 6

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS:  With the number of positive cases of Coronavirus jumping to 28 from six, the Indian government on Wednesday announced that all incoming flights and passengers would be part of universal screening, and not just the nationals of 12 countries as listed earlier.

Political commitment at highest levels leading govt’s response on Coronavirus: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid a global scared over the deadly Novel Coronavirus threat, which had an outbreak in China and claimed over 1100 lives so far, Union Health Minister Harsha Vardhan on Thursday asserted that political commitment at the highest levels is leading the government’s response on the matter.

Let's pledge to be an organ donor: Miniter Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, July 8 (UNI) Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday asked people to come forward to donate organs and take a pledge to this effect.

Harsh Vardhan dispatches a Central Team to Review Japanese Encephalitis (JE) situation in Assam

New York, June 30 (IBNS): In view of the recent reported Japanese Encephalitis (JE) cases in Assam, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare has dispatched a central team to review the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) situation in the State, on Sunday.

Permanent multi-disciplinary expert group to be set up in health ministry, says Vardhan

New Delhi, Jun 18 (UNI): Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday discussed and deliberated on the factors causing high child mortality in the reported Acute Encephalitis Syndrome cases in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar and immediate measures to be taken up to prevent child deaths.

World Bicycle Day: Harsh Vardhan arrives at Ministry on a bicycle to take charge as Indian Health Minister

New Delhi, June 3 (IBNS): On a day when  World Bicycle Day is being observed globally, Dr. Harsh Vardhan rode a cycle to arrive in Nirman Bhawan here to take charge as the Indian Health Minister.