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India saw a single-day rise of 89 coronavirus infections, while the active case count came down by three to stand at 1,931, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

'Employers can't insist on Covid-19 vaccinations', says Delhi HC

Jan 25, 2023

The decision came after a government teacher launched a plea seeking permission to teach, without being forced into taking the Covid-19 vaccine.

According to WHO, TB remains the second leading infectious killer after COVID-19 and the 13th leading cause of death worldwide.

WEF Davos 2023: India all set to deliver global plan for TB vaccines by 2025, says health minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Jan 19, 2023

Addressing the session ‘Ending Tuberculosis’, Mandaviya said: “Just as coronavirus vaccines were a game-changer in the battle against Covid-19, Global Plan calls for approving a new TB vaccine by 2025 and making it available to adults and adolescents in TB-affected nations.”

A total of 45,769 Covid vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours

Centre deems second Covid booster dose not necessary: Report

Jan 03, 2023

As of now no second Covid-19 booster dose is required, first we have to complete the first booster drive in the country, the report quoted an official source

Over the last few days, several countries, including China, have seen a sudden spike in Covid cases.

Covid: India logs 201 new Covid cases in last 24 hours

Dec 24, 2022

220.04 crore doses of coronavirus vaccine have been administered in the country so far. The number of active cases increased to 3,397, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.

UK Vaccine Expert DR Louise Blair Talks About China Covid Variant, Herd Immunity, And More

Dec 23, 2022

Meanwhile, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday reviewed the situation and asked people to follow Covid-appropriate behavior, including wearing masks in crowded places and getting vaccinated. Official sources have said random sample testing will be done at airports for international passengers arriving from China and other countries. There has been a sudden spurt in Covid cases in China and some other countries. Amid a spike in Covid-19 cases in Japan, South Korea, Brazil, China, and the US, the central government had on Tuesday urged all states and union territories to gear up the whole genome sequencing of positive samples to keep track of emerging variants.

Intranasal Covid Vaccine Now Available. What It Means For You?

Dec 23, 2022

Millions of infections and nearly 5,000 deaths every day...China is grappling with what is expected to be the biggest Covid outbreak the world has ever seen...and while the situation could get even worse for the country. India's covid fight has got a big shot in the arm. Made in India Bharat biotech’s nasal vaccine INCCOVAC is ready ... India's first needle-less vaccine will be available on the CoWin platform from Friday. So, what are the benefits of a nasal vaccine? How will it be administered? Here is a report.

The Centre has urged states to focus on increasing genome sequencing of samples collected from COVID-19 suspects and COVID-19 positive patients

Centre issues fresh Covid guidelines in India: All you need to know

Dec 23, 2022

From ramping up genome sequencing to masking up; here are some Covid-19 guidelines that can help you fight the new BF.7 variant.

Delivery workers wait outside a pharmacy to pick up orders as coronavirus disease outbreaks continue in Beijing (Photo: Reuters)

'Important to keep close vigil on China's Covid situation, but no need to panic in India': NTAGI chief

Dec 20, 2022

Various research groups are reporting that China's abrupt end to its zero-Covid policy can result in up to 2 million deaths

More than 76.18 lakh first dose, 2.35 crore second dose and 15.92 crore precaution dose have been administered in this period of 75 days.

From airports to bus stops: How India scaled up Covid-19 vaccinations in a 75-day-campaign

Sep 30, 2022

“Administration of Precaution Dose is pivotal to confer full/extended protection to beneficiaries against Covid-19. It helps to reduce the severity of the COVID-19 disease, risk of hospitalization and thereby reduces mortality,” said the government.

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COVID update: Uploading vax certificate may soon not be necessary for passengers

Aug 09, 2022

Passengers have been complaining about the portal being periodically down, difficulty in accessing forms and uploading of certificates, the sources said, adding the removal of the provision may come as a relief for them.

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COVID-19: Bharat Biotech expects regulator’s nod for intranasal vaccine this month

Aug 02, 2022

Chairman and Managing Director of BBIL, Krishna Ella also has said BBIL (Bharat Biotech International Limited), which has a vaccine manufacturing plant in Ankleshwar in Gujarat is one of the two plants in the world to manufacture vaccine for monkeypox.