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Sufficient vaccines secured for healthcare, frontline workers: Govt

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) India requires a total of 6.6 crore doses of coronavirus vaccines to inoculate healthcare and frontline workers and has secured sufficient quantities, a top government official said on Wednesday. "6.6 crores doses of vaccines are...

Ready to roll out vaccine within 10 days from approval date: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that it is prepared to roll out the coronavirus vaccine within next few days, paving way for mass vaccination drive in the country. "We are prepared to roll...

Dell, Health Ministry launch app for non-communicable diseases

Bengaluru, Jan 5 (IANS) Dell Technologies in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Tata Trusts on Tuesday announced they have developed a mobile application for the management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) at the government primary...

Don’t panic, mutated Covid variant not more severe, lethal: Govt

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In view of a mutated variant of coronavirus detected in the UK and elsewhere, the NITI Aayog clarified on Tuesday that there is no need to panic. Niti Aayog's Member, Health, Dr V.K. Paul said...

‘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...

Health Ministry to meet over mutant Covid strain in UK

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Monday called an emergency meeting of its top advisors to discuss the emergence of a mutated variant of the novel Coronavirus in the UK. The special strain of the Covid-19...

MoHF preparing detailed report on ‘undiagnosed’ Eluru illness

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS): With the health crisis caused by a mysterious illness in Andhra Pradesh's Eluru getting better, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHF) is busy preparing a detailed report based on the preliminary information...

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...

Health Ministry charts out preparatory activities for Covid-19 vaccine roll-out

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) From line-listing of prioritised groups, strengthening cold chain infrastructure to adding more vaccinators, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday charted out list of preparatory activities which are being carried out by it in collaboration...

30 cr Indians to be vaccinated first in Covid immunisation drive

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The government has marked 30 crore Indians for the large-scale immunisation of Covid-19 vaccine after it gets the necessary approval, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed in a press briefing on...

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Jaishankar says that Indian foreign policy is about a multi-polar world

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The External Affairs Committee of Parliamentary Affairs met on Saturday to brief members of...