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There Is Dire Need To Check Overall Pricing Of Cancer Treatment: Parl Panel

Pointing that cancer treatment is ''very expensive'' in the country, members of the panel told the health ministry officials

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Monkeypox: Health Ministry Issues Advisory For International Passengers

It also advises avoiding contact with contaminated materials used by sick people such as clothing, bedding or materials used in healthcare settings or that came into contact with infected animals

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Health Ministry Flags Decline In Covid19 Vaccination In Some States/UTs

Highlighting the urgent need for an intensive ‘Mission Mode’ push to COVID19 vaccination across the country to accelerate the recent placid momentum, Union Health Secretary has advised them to plan for a two-month long “Har GharDastak” campaign 2.0

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India Logs 2,183 New Coronavirus Infections, Active Cases Decline To 11,542

The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent, the ministry said

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Precautionary Covid Vaccine Dose For All Adults From Sunday

At present, India is administering the precautionary third dose to priority groups – healthcare workers, frontline workers, and to those aged above 60. This is being administered free of cost at government vaccination centres

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Exceeds 179.91 Cr: Govt

The weekly positivity rate in the country currently stands at 0.52 per cent and the daily positivity rate is at 0.44 per cent

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Reports Claiming 50L Unused Covishield Doses May Go Waste By Month End 'Misleading': Govt

States were advised that they could try interventions such as administration of vaccine under Corporate Social Responsibility or vaccination at subsidised rates in private hospitals, the health ministry stated.

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95% Of India's Adults Given First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine, 74% Fully Inoculated: Health Ministry

4,42,81,254 adolescents in the 15-18 years' age group have been given the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

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No Data Has Leaked From Co-WIN Portal, Info Safe: Health Ministry

"There have been several media reports claiming that the data stored in Co-WIN portal has been leaked online.

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Released 50% Funds Earmarked Under ECRP Phase II By Aug 24: Health Ministry

The Health Ministry, in a statement, said, "A news channel has recently claimed that the Union government has only disbursed 26.14 per cent of the ECRP-II funds to the states.

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Media Reports Alleging Use Of Expired COVID-19 Vaccines In India False, Misleading: Health Ministry

The shelf life of vaccines is extended by the CDSCO on the basis of a comprehensive analysis and examination of the stability study data furnished by the vaccine manufacturers

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Exceeds 130 Mark: Centre

The health ministry in a statement said that 8,251 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, which has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients to 3,40,97,388.

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COVID-19 Updates: 50% Eligible Population Fully Vaccinated, PM Modi Shows Happiness

The ministry also said that over 139 crore (1,39,02,60,790) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through the centre and through the direct state procurement category.

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India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Exceeds 120 Cr Mark

"The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 9,69,354 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 63.82 crore (63,82,47,889) cumulative tests," it said.

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India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Exceeds 118 Cr Mark

Presently, the active caseload stands at 1,11,481 which constitutes 0.32 per cent of the country's total positive cases, which is further the lowest since March 2020.

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