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No Paracetamol, Painkillers Recommended After Covaxin Jab: Bharat Biotech

Jan 05, 2022 PTI

Bharat Biotech said ‘We have received feedback that certain immunisation centres are recommending taking three paracetamol 500 mg tablets along with Covaxin for children. No paracetamol or painkillers are recommended after being vaccinated with Covaxin’.

Covaxin And Covishield Taken In Mix And Match, 4 Times Effective: Study

Jan 04, 2022 PTI

If Covishield and Covaxin are taken as first and second shots in any order, the antibody response becomes 4 times higher, a study by Hyderabad-based AIG Hospitals said.

Centre should allow vaccination of children in 12-15 age group: Maha health minister

Talking to reporters in Jalna after the commencement of the vaccination drive for the 15-18 age group, Tope said the central government should also rethink on the testing policy for those arriving from foreign countries.

Need to hold vaccination on war footing, says MP CM Chouhan as inoculation drive for children begins

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Chouhan also sought the participation of the elected representatives, volunteers and religious leaders to encourage children to get vaccinated. The vaccination for this age group is to be held in the premises of schools only, the CM said in a statement.

Only Covaxin To Be Administered To Children, Registrations On CoWIN From January 1, Health Ministry

Vaccination for Children: The Health Ministry has said that the children aged 15 to 18 will be able to register for Covid-19 vaccination from January 1 on CoWIN portal.

22 November, 2021

Second COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Of 18 Lakh People Overdue In West Bengal

Outlook Web Desk

Around 18 lakh people in West Bengal have not turned up in time for the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, owing to a number of reasons - contracting the virus after the first shot, death or migration to other states for work - according to a recent survey conducted by the health department.

28 October, 2021

Covaxin: 7 Countries Allowing Entry To Indians Vaccinated With Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 Shot

Outlook Web Desk

India recently surpassed the milestone of administering 100 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin undoubtedly has been an integral part of this journey.

03 September, 2021

Kerala Facing Major Shortage Of Covishield Vaccine: Health Minister

Outlook Web Desk

The districts- Kollam, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Kozhikode and Kannur- are facing the shortage and only 1.4 lakh doses are remaining in the state's reserve, she Kerala Health Minister Veena George

19 August, 2021

Over 3.86 Crore People Yet To Get Complete Vaccination Within Stipulated Time: Govt

Outlook Web Desk

Activist Raman Sharma had filed a query under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, seeking to know from the government the number of people who had received the first dose of vaccines, but did not take the second within the stipulated time period.

24 July, 2021

Brazil Suspends Covaxin’s Clinical Trials After Bharat Biotech Ends Deal With Precisa Medicamentos

Outlook Web Bureau

On Friday, Bharat Biotech announced that it cancelled an MoU it signed with Precisa Medicamentos and Envixia Pharmaceuticals LL.C for supply of its Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin, in Brazil.

13 July, 2021

Submitted Documents To WHO For Covaxin’s Emergency Use Listing: Bharat Biotech

Outlook Web Bureau

Bharat Biotech said that WHO has begun reviewing its documents and that it expects to receive a green signal from the world health body at the earliest.


01 July, 2021

India Tells European Union To Accept Indian Vaccines Or Face Quarantine

Outlook Web Desk

The move comes in the wake of EU's apparent disinclination toward accepting the Indian-made vaccines Covieshield and Covaxin on its vaccination passport or the 'Green Pass' scheme.

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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