Covid spread: PM to hold crucial meet with CMs today, gets 2nd dose vaccine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual meeting with chief ministers of all States today to discuss the current Covid-19 situation and the vaccination strategy ahead as the country reels under the second wave of infections. Continue Reading

World waiting for India’s vaccines: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India is ready with two made-in-India Covid-19 vaccines for the protection of humanity. Continue Reading

‘Very large quantities of vaccines to be made in India’

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Mark Suzman has said a very large portion of Covid-19 vaccines are likely to be manufactured in India through the country’s strong and robust private sector partners. Continue Reading

25 crore people to get Covid vaccine by July 2021 in India: Minister

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has indicated that about 25 crore individuals are likely to be inoculated with a double-dose the COVID-19 vaccine by next July. Continue Reading

India’s role in production Of Covid vaccine critical: Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has said India’s willingness to play a big role in manufacturing Covid-19 vaccine and allow it to supply to other developing countries will be a critical part in containing the pandemic globally. Continue Reading

30 groups in India trying to develop coronavirus vaccines

Nearly 30 groups in India, ranging from big industry players to individual academics, are trying to develop vaccines to fight coronavirus, Principal Scientific Adviser K VijayRaghavan said. Of these 30, 20 are working at a good pace, he said. Continue Reading