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Latest Articles in COVID 19 Vaccine

Can Direct Cash Transfer Incentivize Vaccination In India?

For India to meet its ambitious target of vaccinating at least all its near 945 million adult population by the end of 2021, the country needs to administer minimum 1.88 billion doses in total, of which nearly 89% are yet to be given.

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Aster DM Healthcarae Partners With Dr Reddy's To Administer Sputnik V Vaccine In Select Locations

The Kochi-based healthcare provider would initially inoculate beneficiaries in (Kochi) Kerala and Kolhapur (Maharashtra) as part of the initiative.

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Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Sputnik V To Be Available In 9 More Cities Across India

The Russian vaccine's local distribution partner Dr Reddy's had also issued a statement on Wednesday saying that the project launch of Russian Covid vaccine Sputnik V has now been extended to nine other cities. Initially, it was launched only in Hyderabad.

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Sputnik V Pilot In Final Leg: Scaled Up To Other Cities-Dr Reddy S

Dr Reddys Laboratories is in a pact with Russian Direct Investment Fund to sell the first 125 million people doses (250 million vials) of SputnikVin India.

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India May Raise Vaccine Spending To $6 Bln This Fiscal Year: Government Sources

One of the sources said part of the increase could be due to higher-than-previous costs for domestically manufactured shots. He did not elaborate. India's finance ministry did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment.

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Ocugen Pays USD 15 Mn Upfront To Bharat Biotech For Covaxin Rights In Canada

Ocugen in a regulatory filing said it has agreed to pay another USD 10 million to Bharat Biotech within a month from the commercial launch of Covaxin in the North American country.

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Bharat Biotech S Pact With Ocugen For Covaxin Expanded To Canada

Bharat Biotech on February 2 said it andOcugenInc a US-based biopharmaceutical companyhave entered into a definitive agreement to co-develop, supply, and commercialise

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Swiggy Begins Vaccination Drive For Its Delivery Partners And Frontline Staff

All delivery partners and their families have free 24*7 access to doctors via telemedicine for doubts and queries related to vaccines, safety measures and early assessment.

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Dr Reddy's In Talks With RDIF On Sputnik V For Other Countries

RDIF has tied up with six Indian drug makers to manufacture Sputnik V and their supplies are expected to roll out by August or September

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More Pharma Firms Should Be Allowed To Make Vaccine: Gadkari

There are two vaccine makers in the country currently -- Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute of India -- which are manufacturing Covaxin and Covishield

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Bharat Biotech's Covaxin Gets Approval For Phase 2/3 Trials On Children Aged 2 To 18

The trial will be conducted in 525 subjects at different locations, including AIIMS Patna, AIIMS Delhi and Meditrina Institute of Medical Sciences in Nagpur.

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DoT Urges Health Ministry To Consider Prioritising Frontline Telecom Workers For COVID Vaccine

The vaccination drive in India was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers getting inoculated and vaccination of frontline workers started from February 2.

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Facebook To Roll Out Vaccine Finder Tool On Mobile App In India

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have emerged as a lifeline, connecting those looking for oxygen cylinders, hospital beds, plasma donors, and ventilators with possible donors.

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Bharat Biotech To Produce 30 Mln Doses Of COVID Vax Next Month: CMD

The government has also approved a payment of about Rs 4,500 crore as advance to vaccine makers like Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech against future supplies.

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India Likely To Waive Customs Duty On COVID-19 Vaccine Imports

The government presently levies 10 per cent customs or import duty plus a 16.5 per cent I-GST and social welfare surcharge on vaccines coming from overseas

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