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Needle of Suspicion: Vaccine leaves experts on pins and needles

Every few days one more child dies after receiving the pentavalent vaccine… Yet as these deaths mount, it has been announced that pentavalent vaccine is to be introduced in 3 more states&hel

Most kids in India lack timely vaccinations

 Two-thirds of children in India do not receive their vaccinations on time, prolonging their susceptibility to diseases and contributing to untimely deaths, say University of Michigan research

The shot just got smarter

A long queue of women, infants in their arms, extends outside the immunisation room at the community health centre (CHC) in Bhangel village, Noida, a pink double-storey building beside a

A trusty old sword takes on leprosy

Twelve years after announcing the elimination of leprosy, the government is undertaking a massive vaccination drive against the disease. That slow about-turn is the culmination of a rush

In Mumbai, 29 private hospitals join vaccination drive

In order to expand the vaccination drive, the centre has allowed 29 private hospitals in Mumbai not empanelled in central and state health schemes to be designated as Covid Vaccination Centres (CVC

Covaxin Phase 3 clinical trial shows 81% efficacy

India’s first indigenously produced Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, has shown an interim efficacy of 81% in Phase III trials for preventing the virus. Covaxin has been developed in India jointly b

India crosses Covid-19 vaccination landmark

India has recorded a significant achievement in its countrywide COVID19 vaccination drive which was rolled out from January 16. As on Day-52 of the vaccination drive (March 8), 20,1

Has second wave begun in India?

India seems to be entering a second wave of Covid-19, with the rising numbers of daily new cases and the return of lockdown in Nagpur. The authorities are keeping a close watch, though there is no

Daily new cases continue to spike in five states

In what looks like the building-up of a second wave of coronavirus infections in India, five states – Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu – continue to report a surge

Quick, decisive steps needed to prevent ‘second peak’: Modi

Amid the resurgence of daily numbers of new cases in a few states and fears of the ‘second wave’, prime minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the chief ministers to take quick and dec

Mumbai ramps up testing, health infrastructure

As India continues to witness resurgence in fresh Covid-19 cases, Mumbai, one of the most affected cities, ramped up its efforts to halt the spread of the virus with increased testing while also in

Govt better equipped to tackle second wave: Sudhanshu Trivedi

As many states face a huge resurge of Covid-19 cases, Dr Sudhanshu Trivedi, MP, Rajya Sabha, and national spokesperson, BJP, has said the government is better equipped to handle the second wave com

Night curfew in Maharashtra from March 28

As the number of Covid cases continues to rise exponentially in Maharashtra, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has announced night curfew across the state starting March 28, Sunday.  The curfew,

At 72,000 new cases, Second Wave threatens to derail vaccine gains

The second wave of Covid-19 is moving ahead, with over 72,000 new cases reported in a day, and more than half of them are from Maharashtra. This trend threatens to nullify to an extent gains made b

Maharashtra prepares for the second lockdown

With new Covid-19 infections crossing the peak of the last year, the Maharashtra government has imposed stringent restrictions on movement of people enforcing Section 144 and night curfew in the en

Maharashtra, centre trade charges as India reports highest ever cases

India recorded a new high of 1,15,736 daily Covid-19 cases with Maharashtra bearing nearly half of the load, as the state and the centre traded charges for the first time since the outbreak. State

Non-vaccinated staff allowed mandatory rapid antigen tests

Maharashtra has modified guidelines on restrictions imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19, and put out clarifications on do Do’s and Don’ts to be followed under its ‘Break the Ch

In Maharashtra, what’s allowed, what’s not

Essential services allowed: 1) Hospitals, diagnostic centres, clinics, vaccinations, medical insurance offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, other medical and healt

Visionary talk with Prithviraj Chavan, On the need for vaccination & Maha Political volcano



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