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NEET-PG Counselling To Commence From January 12: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Jan 09, 2022 PTI

The Supreme Court on January 7, in an interim order, allowed resumption of medical counselling for NEET-PG admissions for the year 2021-22.

Covid-19| Over Two Crore Children In 15-18 Age Group Administered First Dose: Mansukh Mandaviya

Jan 08, 2022 PTI

Covid-19: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said over two crore youngsters between the 15-18 age group have received their first dose of the vaccine in less than a week of vaccination drive for children.

Vaccination Begins For 15-18 Age Group In Maha; Pune Children Get Flowers & Masks After Jabs

The city civic body said along with children from the BMC-run schools, vaccines will be given free of cost to children of other schools as well.

Covid: Vaccination Starts For Younger Population In 15-18 Age Group

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Drugs Controller General of India granted emergency use authorisation to indigenously-developed Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children above 12 years with certain conditions on December 24.

Registration Begins For Vaccination For 15-18 Age Group Population In Delhi

The vaccine option for those in the 15-18 age group would only be Covaxin, according to the "Guidelines for Covid-19 vaccination of children between 15-18 years and precaution dose to HCWs, FLWs and 60+ population with comorbidities" issued by the Union health ministry.

01 January, 2022

Registration Begins For Covid-19 Vaccination For Children In 15-18 Age Group: Health Minister


Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that registration is being started on Co-WIN portal for immunization registration is being started on Co-WIN portal for immunization.

29 December, 2021

Delhi: Meeting Between Doctors, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Fails; Strike To Continue


Delhi: The resident doctors have been protesting over the delay in counselling in NEET-PG 2021 for the past 12 days in the national capital.

28 December, 2021

Corbevax, Covovax, Molnupiravir approved for restricted emergency use against COVID-19

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Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said that the Central Drug Authority CDSCO has approved the Serum Institute of India's COVID-19 vaccine Covovax, Biological E's jab Corbevax and  anti-Covid pill Molnupiravir for emergencies.

28 December, 2021

Covid-19: India Gets Two More Vaccines Corbevax, Covovax


Covid-19: The two vaccines Corbevax and Covovax have been cleared by the Centre. With this approval, the number of Covid-19 vaccines which have received emergency use authorisation in India has increased to eight.

28 December, 2021

NEET PG 2021 Counselling: Clash Between Doctors, Police In Delhi As Protests Intensify


NEET PG 2021 Counselling: The stir, led by the Federation of Resident Doctors' Association, has been going on for several days, and FORDA also said that several of its members were ‘detained’ when they tried to hold a protest march from Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) to Supreme Court.

21 December, 2021

No Evidence To Suggest That Existing Vaccines Don't Work On Omicron: Govt

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"There is limited available data, and no peer-reviewed evidence, on vaccine efficacy or effectiveness to date for Omicron," Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said in a written reply.

18 December, 2021

Centre Working On Policy To Encourage Research In Pharma Sector, Says Mandaviya; Stresses Use of Generic Drugs

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The central government is formulating a policy to encourage research in pharmaceutical sector for patented drugs, and is also trying to widen the reach of generic medicines, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said here on Saturday.

05 December, 2021

Himachal Pradesh Becomes First State To Achieve 100% Vaccination

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Himachal 100 % vaccination: Union Minister for Health Mansukh Manadaviya said the Himachal model will be replicated in other states in the country.

03 December, 2021

CDSCO Approves Shelf Life Of COVID-19 Vaccines

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Responding to a question on the shelf life of Covid vaccines approved in the country and their active period among the vaccinated people, Mandaviya, in a written reply, said the vaccines were developed very recently, therefore, scientific evidence regarding the duration of protection is still evolving globally.

03 December, 2021

Omicron Variant: 18 Passengers Test Positive For Covid-19 Out of 16,000 Tested, Health Minister Informs

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Omicron Update: Answering a question in the Lok Sabha during the question hour, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that out of 16,000 tests of passengers arriving from 'at-risk' countries, 18 have tested positive for Covid-19.

03 December, 2021

Focus On Now Instead Of Playing Politics Over Second Wave: Manuskh Mandaviya Lashes Out At Opposition

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Oxygen shortage in second wave: Union Minister of Health Mansukh Mandaviya lashed out at opposition for playing politics over the oxygen shortage in second wave of Covid-19 and told them to focus instead on ramping up production now.

30 November, 2021

Covid-19 Omicron Variant: No Cases In India Yet, Says Health Minister

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Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya informed the parliament that no cases of Omicron variant of Covid-19 have been recorded in India. However, states and UT have been advised to ramp up testing.

24 November, 2021

Union Minister Of Chemicals And Fertilizer Assures 'There Is No Shortage Of Fertilizer Across Country'

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Mandaviya expressed gratitude towards the states for collaborative efforts during the past few months to tide over the enhanced demand from farmers for DAP.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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