Centre asks states to increase gap between Covishield doses

Scientific evidence from some countries shows that while the vaccine is about 60-65 % effective at a gap of four weeks, it can be up to 90 % effective when given at an interval of 12 weeks.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Sri Lanka kicks off coronavirus inoculations with Indian vaccine

Frontline health workers, the Army and Police are on the priority list to receive the coronavirus vaccine.

published on : 29th January 2021

Bangladesh receives first COVID-19 vaccine consignment from India

Bangladesh has so far purchased 30 million doses from the Serum Institute of India through private Beximco pharmaceuticals under a tripartite agreement.

published on : 25th January 2021

Two flights with Covishield vaccine depart from Mumbai airport to Brazil, Morocco

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has facilitated movement of over 14.17 million doses of the Covishield vaccine across various international and domestic destinations.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Tamil Nadu doctors to insist on Covishield shots

The circular advises that while all practising doctors should go for vaccination, they should “insist on Covishield till the Covaxin phase 3 results are out”.

published on : 16th January 2021

29500 doses of Covishield vaccine reaches Karnataka's Kalaburagi

Official sources said that 8 centres have been chosen in Kalaburagi district, 6 centres at Bidar, 6 centres at Raichur and 5 centres at Yadgir district  for first day of vaccination drive.

published on : 14th January 2021

Mumbai airport facilitates delivery of over 29 lakh Covishield doses across country

The city's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) started handling flights carrying COVID-19 vaccines from January 13.

published on : 14th January 2021

Delhi gets first batch of  2.64 Lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses from Serum Institute

According to the hospital administration, they have received around 2.64 lakh vaccine doses which will be further distributed to 89 hospitals — both private and government — in the city.

published on : 13th January 2021

First consignment of 54,900 vials of COVID-19 vaccines reaches Patna

A SpiceJet flight (SG757) carrying the vaccines from the Serum Institute of India facility in Pune landed at the airport at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, a press release issued by the State Health Society (SHS)

published on : 12th January 2021

54.72 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses received till Tuesday afternoon: Centre

A massive pan-India inoculation drive against COVID-19 was set in process with Covishield vaccine leaving Pune for 13 cities across India.

published on : 12th January 2021

COVID-19 vaccine transport from SII to start on January 11 or 12: Sources

The vaccine-laden trucks will move out from Manjari location of the SII with elaborate police security.

published on : 11th January 2021

Alleging side-effects from Covishield vaccine trials, Chennai-based volunteer seeks Rs 5 crore compensation

The 40-year-old man has allegedly gone through severe trauma after he was diagnosed with 'acute neuro encephalopathy'.

published on : 29th November 2020

Mumbai's KEM Hospital starts trials of Oxford Covishield vaccine

The hospital, located in Parel area, on Tuesday got the approval of the Maharashtra ethics committee for conducting the vaccine trials.

published on : 23rd September 2020

 Covishield vaccine reaches Chennai for clinical trials

Covishield vaccine developed by Oxford University reached Chennai on Thursday for phase two clinical trials.

published on : 4th September 2020
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