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500 million Vaccines to 25 crore Indians by July 2021 : Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday that coronavirus vaccines for India would be procured centrally and that details of this would be public in the coming months.   “The government is working round the clock to ensure fair and equitable distribution of vaccines once they are ready,” Vardhan said as he responded to Read More…

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India worries deepens with Reinfection Cases Virus Mutating put Vaccine Efficacy quandary

According to medical experts definition of a reinfection is ” A person who was symptomatic and tested positive with an RT-PCR, recovered and was cleared after an RT-PCR test, has been absolutely fine in the middle and has now again has Covid-19 disease after testing positive with another RT-PCR test ”     Reinfection Cases Read More…

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Union Health Minister says by early next year vaccine will be ready

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that the coronavirus vaccine will be made available in the country by the start of next year.   The remarks come at a time when India is recording more than 51 lakh cases and people are awaiting the vaccine with bated breath.   “Just like other countries, Read More…

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Agreement on the make of Russia Sputnik V vaccine supply to Dr Reddy Lab 100 million doses

Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava also said, “Russia has a good history of vaccine manufacturing hence we assume that this vaccine is also good.   There is a dialogue going on between the high-level committees of the governments of India and Russia. We are trying to work out its Read More…

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Home Minister Amit Shah inactive for more than 40 days admitted third time to Hospital

Union Home Minister Amit Shah was re-admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Saturday night.   He was admitted in the Cardio Neuro tower of the hospital around 11 pm.   Sources said he has been experiencing breathing issues post his recovery from Covid-19. “It has been thought best Read More…

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COVID-19 unemployment : France extends furlough scheme until next summer

The French government will continue paying up to 84% of salaries for furloughed workers “until next summer” due to prolonged economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, labor minister Elisabeth Borne announced Thursday on France’s BFM television.   France has already spent tens of billions of euros on the temporary unemployment scheme since the start of Read More…

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Setback for Serum Institute in conducting vaccine trails in India

The Serum Institute of India (SII), is the partner of the University of Oxford’s Jenner Institute’s which was conducting the India trials for the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Oxford University,   SII is currently progressing the second and third phase study of the vaccine candidate at 17 trial sites across India.   But on Read More…