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Latest Articles in COVID 19 vaccines

'Centre In Better Position To Negotiate Terms Of Procurement Of Covid Vax'

Reversing a policy where states competed for vaccine supplies for certain age categories, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 7 announced that the central government will procure vaccines for all adults.

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Delhi Govt Received About 1.5 Lakh Fresh Doses Of Covishield, Says Satyendar Jain

Delhi was reeling under a brutal second wave of the pandemic. However, there has been a marked improvement in the coronavirus situation in the last several days.

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Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Cut Covid-19 Risk By 91%: Study

The mRNA vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna contain genetic instructions for our cells to make the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2, which the virus uses to infect and enter the human cells.

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Shipping Industry Body Alleges Lakhs Of Indian Seafarers Being Denied Vaccines By BMC-Run Hospitals

The denial by the BMC-run hospitals is despite the central government allowing overseas job seekers to take their second dose of Covishield vaccine after a span of 28 day

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TCI Express Says 'Supplied' 20 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses Across Country

The cold-chain vehicles with refrigerated containers having a temperature monitoring device remain dedicatedly available at the warehouses to transport the vaccines to the state warehouses, both in the primary and secondary distribution

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India Says Will Have 120 Million Vaccine Doses For Local Use In June

India has administered about 212 million doses, the most after China and the United States, but has given the necessary two doses to only about 3% of its 1.35 billion people.

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Budget Heading For Vaccination Expenditure Does Not Inhibit Centre From Using Funds: FinMin

India is facing the world's worst outbreak of COVID-19 cases with more than 3 lakh new daily cases being reported for two weeks now and the new cases reached more than 4 lakh daily over the weekend.

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Govt Exempts Import Duty On Inflammatory Diagnostic Kits

The government had exempted duty on COVID-19 vaccines, medical grade oxygen and related equipment as the nation battled its worst health crisis with a 'tsunami' of infections setting a new world record for cases.

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India To Waive Import Duty On COVID-19 Vaccines, Says Government Source

Imports of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine are due to arrive soon and the government has also urged Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson to sell their products to India.

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Amazon India To Cover COVID-19 Vaccine Cost For Over 10 Lakh People, To Include Employees, Sellers, Others

The Amazon Relief Fund (ARF) was launched in India in April 2020 with a USD 25 million relief fund for partners and continues to provide support to all eligible individuals.

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Ensuring Universal Availability Of Vaccines, Ending Pandemic Should Be Key Priority For Global Community: FM

India has supplied 65 million made-in-India COVID-19 vaccine doses to 80 countries, including 10 million vaccine doses as grant

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Money, Talent Flowing Into Mrna Sector After COVID-19 Success

Billions of dollars in capital have flowed into mRNA-focused companies based on these raised expectations – hundreds of millions in the last few months alone. And with FDA acceptance, the field is attracting top scientific talent

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Activists, Drug Groups In Waiver War Over COVID-19 Shot Patents

MSF has said countries could immediately scale up production, speeding deliveries to poorer nations that just now, via the COVAX vaccine-sharing scheme led by the GAVI vaccines alliance, are getting shots after wealthier nations were first in line.

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Asian Stocks Bounce Off Two-Month Low As Bonds, China Markets Steady

MSCI's ex-Japan Asia-Pacific shares index rose 0.4%, a day after it hit a two-month low. The CSI300 index of mainland China's A-shares rose 0.7% in early trade.

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India Seeks Funds From Quad Alliance To Match China's Vaccine Push: Source

Indian companies such as the Serum Institute of India (SII), Bharat Biotech, Biological E and Cadila Healthcare have the combined capacity to produce billions of doses of their own vaccines or contract-manufacture for others.

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