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Covid vax will work like ‘Sanjeevani’: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) With the launch of the world's largest vaccination drive in India, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that the Covid vaccine will work like 'Sanjeevani' or an elixir in the fight against...

Harsh Vardhan to meet state health ministers on vaccine’s dry-run

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is slated to hold a video conferencing on Thursday with health ministers of all the states and union territories to review preparedness for another nationwide dry run of administering...

3 cr corona warriors to get vaccine for free: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) As India gears up to launch the world's largest immunisation drive, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that one crore healthcare workers and two crore frontline workers would be given free vaccine...

‘No need to panic’: Harsh Vardhan on mutant coronavirus strain in UK

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Alluding to the emergence of a mutated variant of coronavirus in the United Kingdom, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday clarified that there is no need to panic as the government is alert...

India at cusp of authorizing 1st set of Covid-19 vax: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) On Saturday, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan declared that India is on the verge of approving the first package of vaccines for Covid-19 and expressed the need for an expeditious vaccination campaign to cover...

Ayushman Bharat completely revolutionised healthcare delivery model: Vardhan

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Saturday chaired an event to mark Universal Health Coverage and emphasised that Covid-19 has greatly magnified the need for building resilient health care systems and ensuring their...

No compromise on regulatory norms for Covid vaaccine: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Allaying the fear of the public, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday emphasised that no compromise has been made on scientific and regulatory norms related to the Covid-19 vaccine. The Minister’s assertion holds importance at a time...

Tribal population’s welfare of utmost importance: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday emphasised that the health and well-being of India’s tribal population is of utmost importance to the government. In his address at the curtain raiser ceremony by ICMR-National Institute of...

Looking at vaccine manufacture, delivery ecosystem: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) At a time the world is racing against time to find a safe and effective vaccine against Covid-19, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said that India has initiated looking at robust vaccine...

India talking to vaccine cos, to procure 400-500m doses till July: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday that India is in talks with the vaccine companies for the procurement of 400 to 500 million doses till July next year. Speaking at an event on...

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‘Transparency in Covaxin trial could have built confidence’

By Ashish Srivastava, (IANS) Dr Vikas Dogra, one of the 3,000 healthcare workers who received the first jab of...