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India supplied over 58 mn doses of Covid vax to 70 nations: Govt

New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Indian government has supplied as many as 70 nations with over 58 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines so far, parliament was informed on Tuesday. In a reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha,...

Covaxin demand grows among Indians after efficacy results

New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) As India's vaccination drive against Covid-19 gathers momentum, the clouds of initial hesitancy about receiving Covaxin, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, has now cleared, raising demand and acceptability of the country's first indigenous vaccine...

Covaxin demonstrates interim clinical efficacy of 81%

Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Bharat Biotech on Wednesday announced the first interim analysis of Covaxin, which shows the efficacy of the Covid-19 vaccine to be at 81 per cent. The Hyderabad-based vaccine maker said whole virion inactivated Covid-19 vaccine candidate...

Bharat Biotech to supply 20 million doses of Covaxin to Brazil

Hyderabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Bharat Biotech International Ltd on Friday confirmed that it has signed an agreement with Brazil for supply of 20 million doses of Covaxin, India's first indigenous vaccine for Covid-19. The Hyderabad-based company signed an agreement for...

After Lancet’s study hesitation in taking Covaxin shouldn’t exist: AIIMS

Sumit Saxena (IANS) After the Lancet study, the raging controversy over the efficacy of Covaxin, India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, should not exist and the fear associated with the vaccination drive should also be put to rest, said Subhasis Panda, Deputy...

Gurugram woman dies mysteriously, kin allege vaccine side effects

Gurugram, Jan 22 (IANS): A 55-year-old woman with primary health care (PHC) centre died under mysterious circumstances at Bhangrola village here on Friday. However, the family members alleged that she died after administered the coronavirus vaccine. The woman's husband in his complaint...

Bharat Biotech begins dispatch of Covaxin doses to 22 cities

By Aakanksha Khajuria (IANS): Vaccine maker Bharat Biotech has started the supply of the second consignment containing over 25 lakh doses of 'Covaxin' vaccine to 22 cities across the country, including Delhi and Mumbai on Friday morning as India...

92 countries post request for Made-in-India vaccines

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Ninety-two countries have approached India for Covid-19 vaccines, bolstering New Delhis credentials as the vaccine hub of the world. Highly placed sources said that scores of countries are approaching India, as the word spreads that...

Avoid Covaxin in case of allergies, fever: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Bharat Biotech, makers of India's first indigenous vaccine for Covid-19, has advised people not to take 'Covaxin' if they have allergies, fever, bleeding disorder, are on blood thinners, immune-comrpomised, or are on medicines that affect...

447 adverse events across India post-vaccination, 3 serious

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A total of 447 Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) have been reported in the last two days of the massive inoculation drive against Covid-19 that is now underway in the country. Of them, three...

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87% new Covid deaths from 10 states, Maha has most casualties

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Amid a rersurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic, ten states in the country account for...