Vaccine shortage: Subramanian to meet Union Minister

Tamilnadu Health Minister M Subramanian will meet Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi on Friday and discuss the issues of Covid-19 vaccine supplies and the AIIMS, Madurai, project. Continue Reading

Manmohan stable, best possible treatment provided: Health Minister

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today said former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s condition remains stable a day after he was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) with fever. Continue Reading

Union govt upset over vaccination, alleges ‘deplorable attempts to spread panic’

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has hit out at certain State governments for their “deplorable attempts’ to create false narratives around the Covid-19 vaccination programme and to ‘distract attention from their failures and spread panic among people”. Continue Reading

Covid vaccine roll out across India very soon : Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today said the Covid vaccination programme would be rolled out across the country very soon. Continue Reading

Covid vaccine dry run successful in TN

A dry run to check the best way to vaccinate people against Covid-19 ahead of the actual vaccination drive was conducted in Tamilnadu today and sources said it was successful. Health secretary J Radhakrishnan was present at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in the city today morning to kick off the exercise. Continue Reading

Editorial: Virus, viral

While coronavirus is threatening the whole world today, the one which sent shock waves in the 80s and 90s was HIV that caused AIDS. However, effective measures taken to check Human Immunodeficiency Virus have yielded good results, especially in a populated country like India. Continue Reading

Delhi witnesses huge surge of Covid cases; doctors, forces rush to capital

While Delhi is witnessing a huge increase in Covid-19 cases, its Health Minister Satyendra Jain has ruled out the possibility of a lockdown. Continue Reading

Next 2.5 months very crucial in fight against Covid: Union govt

“The next two-and-a-half months are going to be very crucial for us in our fight against corona because of the winter season and the festival season,” Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said. Continue Reading

ICMR to study possibilities of Covid-19 reinfection

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said the ICMR is set to commission a study on the possibilities of reinfection, though reports of reinfections coming from several States were ‘misclassified’. Continue Reading