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Centre lists out 7-step strategy to deal with Covid spike at district-level

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Amid the surge in coronavirus cases, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Tuesday wrote to Chief Secretaries of all states and Union Territories seeking action at the district levels, including public health measures, focus...

‘Absolutely insignificant’: Health Ministry stops sharing AEFI data

New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) With the launch of the next phase of Covid-19 vaccination in the country from March 1, the Union Health Ministry has discontinued the dissemination of publishing Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) reported among beneficiaries. Explaining...

Plan to have more Covid-19 vaccination sites: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday said that there is a plan to increase the number of Covid-19 vaccination sites manifold. "There are plans to scale up the delivery of vaccines....

Offices can resume after disinfection if case reported: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Offices, where a case of Covid-19 is reported on the premises can now resume work following a proper disinfection without closing or sealing the area, as per a fresh set of guidelines issued by...

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...

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Facebook’s ad delivery system shows gender bias: Study

San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) The ad delivery system of Facebook is biased towards women, showing them different job...