Amid spiralling coronavirus cases in the country, the demand for medical oxygen in the country has gone through the roof.
Mass Covid-19 vaccination camps being conducted in Ernakulam district had to be suspended due to shortage of vaccine doses.
Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech and the ICMR have developed Covaxin, one of the two vaccines being used in the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.
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He made the remarks after visiting the AIIMS Trauma Centre in Delhi to assess the healthcare infrastructure in view of the spike in COVID-19 cases.
The government is looking to ensure that at least 2 crore Covaxin doses per month are available by May-June and 6-7 crore doses of Covaxin are produced per month by July-August
Hospitals in Bengaluru could face a shortage of Covaxin doses in the coming days, throwing a spanner in the government’s Covid-19 immunization drive.
Vaccines will at least reduce infection severity, Siddha & Ayurveda meds are all secondary, says actor Vivek who took the jab on Thursday
The central government has given the permission for one year for the purpose of production of vaccines.
Amid concerns of a nationwide vaccine shortage, officials of the health department here said on Tuesday that Tamil Nadu has enough stock for the next seven days.
The scientists also batted for universal vaccination, saying it would provide strong community resistance to severe local outbreaks.
At a time when the daily jabs have increased to around 2 lakh doses since election day on April 6, the state is left with just a little above 9 lakh doses.
Shaking their crystal legs, it is the vaccine twins who are now stepping to the tune of Ra Ra Rasputin on social media.
The Iranian embassy said Iran has already reflected its needs of COVID-19 vaccines to the Indian government as well as pharmaceutical company Bharat Biotech that produces Covaxin.
Modi has taken Covaxin, India's homegrown vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech.