Covid-19 vaccine: After UK findings, India to expand review of probable side effects of Covishield, Covaxin

The Indian authorities including the National Committee for Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI) have now decided to expand the review of adverse reactions and will now analyse about 19,500 mild cases, As the concerns over the possible side effects of Oxford University-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine surface in several countries, including the United Kingdom, authorities in India … Read more

How the global vaccine hub – India is left scrambling for ways to ramp up vaccine capacities

India has so far administered over 90 million doses but is depended on supplies from only two companies. Representative image/Pixabay Over the past few days, India, an important and globally recognized hub for vaccine manufacturing, has seen a confluence of developments that are raising new concerns around the need to not just inoculate more rapidly … Read more

Covid 19 vaccine in India: Zydus Cadila begins enrolment for Phase 3 trial of ZyCoV-D in 4 cities

Covid-19 vaccine in India update: India has begun world’s largest Covid vaccination drive. (Image – UNICEF India Facebook) Covid 19 vaccine in India: In a major step towards having another Covid-19 vaccine after Serum Institute of India’s Covishield and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, Zydus Cadila has started enrolment for the late-stage human or clinical trial for … Read more

Covid vaccine roll out in Bengal: Vaccination likely to begin by next Thursday, read details

In Kolkata, the final vaccination trial is going on at NRS Medical College, SSKM Hospital, and Kolkata Municipal Corporation health center. Covid vaccination in West Bengal is likely to begin by next Thursday. West Bengal health department has revealed that initial doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are likely to be administered to health workers by … Read more

Covid vaccine roll out in India: Centre unveils mega plan ahead of next week’s vaccination drive

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has already disclosed that the first Covid-19 vaccine shots are likely on January 13. (IE image) As India gears up to commence the world’s largest Covid-19 vaccination drive, the Central government is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the preparations for the roll-out of Coronavirus vaccines are on track. … Read more

Covaxin Vaccine Update: What is know so far about phase 3 trial, efficacy, protection against new Covid strain

The Phase III efficacy trial of Covaxin was initiated in India in 25,800 volunteers and till date, around 22,500 participants have been vaccinated across the country and the vaccine has been found to be safe as per the data available till date, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement. Covid vaccine … Read more