IMA questions Health Minister over Patanjali’s Coronil

The IMA expressed shock over the ‘blatant lie of WHO certification’ for Patanjali’s Coronil tablet, which the company claims is an evidence-based medicine to fight Covid-19, and demanded an explanation from Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in whose presence the medicine was launched. Continue Reading

Come forward to take Covid-19 vaccine: Govt to medical community

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan appealed to all healthcare and frontline workers to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as per schedule. Continue Reading

We have flattened Covid curve: Indian Government

India said it had curbed an increase in Covid-19 infections, with a fifth of its districts reporting no new cases for a week, even as its immunisation campaign has covered 2.4 million people. Continue Reading

India all set for ‘world’s largest vaccination drive’, Modi to launch at 10.30 am

The stage is set for the largest vaccination drive in the world. As India gears up to inoculate its population against the deadly Covid-19 virus, which had wrecked havoc on its economy and caused loss of life on an unprecedented scale, all eyes are on the roll-out of the process. Continue Reading

Harsh Vardhan bats for self-reliance in health sector

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said there will be massive employment generation as an impact of measures undertaken by the government for self-reliance in the health sector. Continue Reading

Covid vaccine dry run held across TN, Harsh Vardhan inspect State’s preparedness

Ahead of the roll out of the vaccine to for coronavirus, dry run for administering the vaccine was held across all the districts in Tamilnadu, with Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan inspecting the state’s preparedness an the cold storage facilities. Continue Reading

Harsh Vardhan arrives in Chennai to oversee vaccination dry run

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan arrived in Chennai on Thursday night to review the preparedness and oversee Covid-19 vaccination dry run to be conducted in the state today. Continue Reading

India to roll out second dry run of Covid vaccination tomorrow

Five days after the first dry run, a second such exercise for Covid-19 vaccination will be held in all the states on Friday. Continue Reading

All eyes on India’s anti-Covid drive

The Central Drugs and Standards Committee (CDSCO) on Sunday formally approved the Covid-19 vaccines by Bharat Biotech and the Serum Institute of India (SII). Continue Reading