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COVID-19 Vaccine

Minister Of State For Health Says "Most Of The Current COVID-19 Vaccines Are Disease-Modifying In Nature"

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Pawar said the Health Ministry and ICMR have developed an India COVID-19 vaccination tracker which depicts the overall as well as age disaggregated information on numbers of COVID-19 deaths in unvaccinated individuals compared with numbers of deaths in partially and fully vaccinated individuals.

'Speed Up Vaccination In View Of Omicron': Top Virologist Shahid Jameel Advises India

Nov 29, 2021 Preetha Nair

Eminent virologist Shahid Jameel speaks to Outlook about the new Covid variant Omicron and its implications.

Omicron: New Strain Of Coronavirus Escalates Need For Global Vaccine Sharing

'Despite the repeated warnings of health leaders, our failure to put vaccines into the arms of people in the developing world is now coming back to haunt us', wrote former British PM Gordon Brown.

Germany Faces Grim Covid Milestone With Leadership In Flux

Nov 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Doctors are bracing for an influx of coronavirus patients as confirmed cases hit fresh daily highs that experts say is also being fuelLed by vaccine skeptics.

A News Report Reveals That Most Indians Believe Covid Vax Campaign Not Equitable

Nearly 90 per cent also believed that the government must ensure that marginalised groups such as street dwellers, migrant workers, immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers are given access to vaccination without having to furnish documentation.

22 November, 2021

Children Must Be Vaccinated If Supplies Are Sufficient, Says Expert

Outlook Web Desk

Dr. Reddy, who is President, InOrder, South Asia, a non-profit institute working to strengthen systems to secure health, pointed out that governments across the world are adopting a policy of giving priority to people at risk for higher rates of hospitalization and death in the face of vaccine supplies not commensurate to the needs.

20 November, 2021

Australian Open Tennis: Novak Djokovic’s Bid For 21st Grand Slam In Jeopardy After Vaccination Rules Revealed

Associated Press (AP)

Australian Open chief Craig Tiley confirmed on Saturday that every person will need to be fully vaccinated while in the tournament.

17 November, 2021

Number Of People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Surpasses Those Partially Vaccinated

Outlook Web Desk

The number of fully vaccinated individuals against COVID-19 has surpassed the partially vaccinated eligible population for the first time in the country.

16 November, 2021

India Reports 8,865 New Covid Cases, Lowest In 287 Days​

Outlook Web Desk

India registered 8,865 new Covid-19 cases, marking the lowest single-day infection spike in the last 287 days.

10 November, 2021

Maharashtra District Makes Covid-19 Vaccine Mandatory For Getting Ration, Petrol

Outlook Web Desk

Authorities in Aurangabad in Maharashtra have asked ration shops, gas agencies and petrol pumps to supply groceries and fuel only to those with at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

09 November, 2021

'No Salary Without Covid-19 Vaccination': Thane Municipal Corporation Tells Its Employees

Outlook Web Desk

The Thane Municipal Corporation has made it compulsory for all civic employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as a part of an effort to achieve the cent per cent target in the city by this month-end.


08 November, 2021

Wockhardt Collaborates With RDIF For Production & Supply Of Sputnik-V, Sputnik Light

Outlook Business Team

While Sputnik V has already received regulatory approval, Dr Reddy's Laboratory received the Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) nod to conduct phase-3 bringing trials of Sputnik Light in September.

08 November, 2021

Centre Places Purchase Order For One Crore Doses Of Zydus Cadila's Needle-Free Covid Vaccine

Outlook Web Desk

Zydus Cadila's ZyCoV-D is the first vaccine cleared by India's drug regulator for inoculation of those aged 12 years and above.

06 November, 2021

US To Allow Vaccinated Foreigners To Enter From Nov 8: What It Means For Indian Travellers

Outlook Web Desk

An estimated three million visa applications from Indians wanting to visit the United States, either for work, leisure or academics, will flood the US administration once the travel restrictions are eased.

04 November, 2021

WHO Negotiates With Bharat Biotech To Join UN Agency's Tech Access Pool

Outlook Web Desk

Covaxin was assessed under the WHO EUL procedure based on the review of data on quality, safety, efficacy, a risk management plan and programmatic suitability.

03 November, 2021

Covaxin: WHO Panel Recommends Emergency Use Listing Status For Bharat Biotech's Covid Vaccine

Outlook Web Desk

The Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on October 26 had sought 'additional clarifications' from the company for Covaxin to conduct a final 'risk-benefit assessment' for Emergency Use Listing of the vaccine.

03 November, 2021

Covid-19: US Gives Final Vaccine Clearance For Children 5 To 11

Deutsche Welle

The CDC has given the green light for around 28 million children to receive the BioNtech-Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. President Joe Biden hopes to have the program up and running within days.


03 November, 2021

Covid-19 Stats Of India In Safe Zone Before Diwali, Active Cases At 252 Day Low

Outlook Web Desk

The situation of Covid-19 in India before the festival of Diwali is of relief. Only 11,903 fresh cases of Covid-19 were recorded yesterday while the active cases declined to 1,51,209.

Photo Gallery

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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