vaccine

Covid Vaccine For Children Likely Next Month: Health Minister To BJP MPs

July 27, 2021
Newsdesk

Covid vaccines for children are likely in a matter of days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was told this morning at a meeting of BJP MPs at parliament. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said at the meeting of the BJP's parliamentary party that the government would likely start vaccinating children next month, accor | Read more|

Covishield At 780, Covaxin At 1,410: Maximum Price For Private Hospitals

June 9, 2021
Newsdesk

The Centre today fixed the maximum price that private hospitals can charge for Covid vaccines amid opposition allegations of profiteering. The price of Covishield has been fixed at Rs. 780 a dose, Russian vaccine Sputnik V at Rs. 1,145 a dose and indigenously made Covaxin, at a steep Rs. 1,410 a dose. This includes tax | Read more|

Free Covid vaccines for all, only Centre to procure

June 8, 2021
Newsdesk

Reversing his government’s Covid-19 vaccination policy amid a chorus from states that it should take over vaccine procurement, and probing questions recently from the Supreme Court, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Monday that the Centre will provide free vaccines to states for inoculation of all above age 18 f | Read more|

No bids, UP extends global tender deadline again

June 2, 2021
Newsdesk

Failing to get a response from vaccine manufacturers, the Uttar Pradesh government has once again extended the last date of submission of bids for its global tender for procurement of 4 crore Covid vaccine doses by another 10 days to June 10. | Read more|