With the approval of Sputnik V, India reaches a new milestone to eliminate coronavirus

According to Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation and the Russian Direct Investment Fund, Sputnik V vaccine demonstrated efficacy of 97.6%, based on the analysis of data on the infection rate of coronavirus among those in Russia vaccinated with both components of Sputnik V. … Read more

From May 1st, everyone above 18 will be eligible for Coronavirus vaccine, announces Modi govt

People wait to get tested for COVID-19 upon arrival at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai. The May 1st Phase, if executed successfully, will cover the most mobile section of the population in India. (AP Photo) From May 1st, every India above the age of 18 years will be eligible for taking the vaccine against … Read more

Coronavirus Live Updates: Get ready for ‘Maha Lockdown’, says minister; DCGI gives nod to Sputnik V Covid vaccine

India has more than 12 lakh active cases at the present. (Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh) Coronavirus India Lockdown LIVE tracker, Covid Live updates: The ugly reality of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has hit home as India overtook Brazil to become the second worst-hit nation in the world. India has arrived at … Read more

Corona vaccination appointment via WhatsApp? Here’s the truth – ET HealthWorld

Mumbai: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday warned citizens against falling prey to fake news surrounding coronavirus and the vaccination drive. It shared the poster of an advertisement that claimed that people could book their vaccination slots via the social networking app WhatsApp. It also falsely claimed there was a phone … Read more

Coronavirus in India Live Updates: India stares at mega health emergency as Centre sounds alarm over worsening Covid situation

The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic will hit India’s health infra and we are already seeing the signs. After Centre’s warning, what will states do? (Photos: Reuters/PTI/Indian Express) 2021 Coronavirus Cases in India Live Updates: As India prepares to go for the third phase of the Covid vaccination drive from tomorrow i.e April 1st, … Read more

Coronavirus Lockdown India Live News: Angry over unsatisfactory compliance of Covid protocols, DGCA explores ‘on the spot’ fines at airports

A health worker prepares a Covid jab at a vaccination centre in Delhi. (Express Photograph by Tashi Tobgyal) Covid-19 Lockdown in India Live News: Will full lockdown return? India has been struggling with this question amid the constant rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the country. While the Centre has made it clear … Read more

Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live Updates: Active cases in India spike to nearly 3.5 lakh, WHO sounds alarm over increased global death count

A woman receives a dose of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in Indonesia’s Bali. Despite some reluctance in Europe, Asian nations including India are using Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid jabs for inoculating people. (Reuters photo) Lockdown news today Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live News: India is experiencing not only a forceful second wave of the coronavirus but also seeing alarming … Read more

Covid-19 in India LIVE: Centre calls urgent meeting to brief states regarding next phase of vaccination starting March 1

As many as 10 states across India have witnessed fresh surge in the coronavirus case in last 15 days. (Reuters photo) Coronavirus LIVE Updates Covid19 February 26 Live Blog: The Union government has called an urgent meeting at 11 am today to brief states regarding phase 3 of the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive in the … Read more

India will soon have safe corona vaccine, start working on cold storage: PM Modi tells CMs at Covid meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave a one-point strategy to the Chief Ministers – Get ready for the coronavirus vaccine rollout. In a key meeting held virtually with the Chief Ministers of major states, PM Modi said that the Centre is keeping a track of all major developments in the world of research. The … Read more

How election experience can help India in carrying out mega Coronavirus vaccine plan

In India, due to the sub-tropical environment, cold storage and availability of syringes, etc would be the main factors for the success of the corona vaccination plan. (PTI Photo) India, the largest democracy in the world, has been conducting elections since 1951. From the Lok Sabha polls to Panchayat elections, these mega exercises have helped … Read more