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Govt caps price of Covid vaccines for pvt hospitals

Government of India has capped the charges for administration of Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V vaccines on Tuesday. The decision came up with an objective to stop private hospitals form overcharging patients... Read more »
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No change in schedule of Covishield doses, same goes for Covaxin: Health Ministry

The Union Health Ministry today once again reiterated that there is absolutely no change in the schedule of Covishield doses and it will be two doses only. After the first Covishield dose... Read more »

Man files complaint against Adar Poonawalla and ICMR, says no antibodies formed after jab

A man from Lucknow has filed a police complaint against Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla, ICMR director-general Dr Balram Bhargava and others on Tuesday alleging that no antibodies against COVID-19... Read more »

ICMR to examine effectiveness of AstraZeneca’s Covishield and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin

In the first of its kind study since the launch of the AstraZeneca’s Covishield and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin in the country, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will conduct a survey... Read more »
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Centre writes to states on Covid vaccine allocation

The Centre released a statement on Wednesday saying, “Union Health Ministry has again written to the States and UTs on allocation of Covid vaccine doses (for both Covishield and Covaxin) during May... Read more »

Bleeding, Clotting Cases After Covishield Jab “Minuscule”: Centre’s Panel

The number of bleeding and clotting events following a Covid vaccine injection in India – of which 26 have been identified – are “miniscule” and “in line with the expected number of... Read more »
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Serum endorses receipt of Rs. 1732 crore from govt

Serum Institute of India (SII) on Monday endorsed the government statement that 100 per cent advance of Rs. 1732 crore has been released to the company on April 28 for 11 crore... Read more »

SII reduces price of Covishield

The manufacturers of Covid-19 vaccine Covishield, Serum Institute of India has reduced the price of its vaccine from Rs. 400 to Rs. 300 per dose for states, SII CEO Adar Poonawalla announced... Read more »
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Covishield and Covaxin show efficacy against Double Mutant: Study

India’s two Covid-19 vaccines, Covishield and Covaxin have shown efficacy against the Indian strain and have show milder infection after the inoculation, a senior scientist said on Tuesday. Institute of Genomics and... Read more »

Bharat Biotech seeks DCGI approval to extend the shelf life of Covaxin

Bharat Biotech has sought India’s drug regulator DCGI’s approval to extend the shelf life of it’s Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin from six months to 24 months and has hence written a letter to... Read more »