In a major achievement, nearly 30 lakh vaccine doses were administered on Day 1 of ‘Tika Utsav’, pushing the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country to cross 10.45 crore, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.
Moderna has begun testing its COVID-19 vaccine on children and infants between the ages of six months and 12 years old in a study, as the pharmaceutical company seeks to expand approval for its vaccine to children, the company said on Tuesday.
Legendary country singer Dolly Parton has received her first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
The 75-year-old singer took to Twitter and posted a photo and video of herself at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center getting the injection from a medical professional.
Coronavirus vaccines might be available in the open market by end of the year only when prime targeted people are covered and there is an equivalence of supply and demand, said Dr Randeep Guleria, Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after receiving the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday.
Covishield, India’s first COVID-19 vaccine is approved, safe, effective and ready for roll-out in the coming weeks
The Government of India (GOI) has announced the third stimulus package of Rs. 900 Crore for the Mission COVID Suraksha- The Indian COVID-19 Vaccine Development Mission
PM chairs review meeting of the research and vaccine deployment ecosystem against COVID-19