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

Nov 22, 2021 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.

Covishield Gets Poland's Recognition, Exemption From Quarantine Granted For Those Who Take It

Oct 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Earlier this month, the UK announced that Indians, fully vaccinated with Covishield vaccine, will no longer require to undergo quarantine on their arrival in Britain from October 11.

100 Crore Shots: How India Achieved Covid-19 Vaccination Milestone In 280 Days

Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the feat as 'a journey from anxiety to assurance' that has made India stronger.

Countries On Vaccine Eligibility List Under 'Constant Review', Say UK Govt Sources After India’s Reciprocal Action

Oct 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The British government is yet to officially respond to India’s plans to impose quarantine restrictions on vaccinated British travellers from Monday, in a retaliatory move against India not being recognised on a list of 18 vaccine-eligible countries.

Covishield Gets Australian Medicine Regulator's Approval For Incoming Travellers

Prime Minister Scott Morrison's office said the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has advised that Coronavac (Sinovac) and Covishield should be considered as 'recognised vaccines' for international travellers.

23 September, 2021

Ease International Travel By Mutual Recognition Of Vaccine Certificates: PM Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while speaking at Global COVID Summit in the US addressed the vaccine certificate recognition issue as Indians are facing quarantine upon arrival in the UK despite the inclusion of Covishield.

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

26 August, 2021

Centre To Receive 20 Crores Of Covishield Doses From Serum Institute In September

Outlook Web Desk

The Pune-based SII has already supplied 12 crore doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in August, they said.

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.

16 August, 2021

Centre Allows Kerala Govt Firm To Purchase 10 Lakh Covishield Doses From Private Sector Quota

Outlook Web Bureau

It has been communicated to the state that these doses should be administered at private hospitals only.

11 August, 2021

Mixing Covaxin and Covishield: India's Drug Authority Gives Nod To Study, Trials

Outlook Web Desk

India's drug regulator has given permission to the Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore to conduct a study on mixing two Covid-19 vaccines, Covaxin and Covishield.


08 August, 2021

Combination Of Covishield, Covaxin Better Than 2 Doses Of Same Vaccine: ICMR Study

Outlook Web Bureau

The study involved 98 people, 18 of whom had inadvertently received Covishield as first dose and Covaxin as the second in Uttar Pradesh.

03 August, 2021

Revised Covishield Monthly Production Likely To be More Than 120 Million, Covaxin 58 Million: Health Minister

Outlook Web Desk

The Department of Biotechnology under the Ministry of Science and Technology has launched 'Mission COVID Suraksha- the Indian COVID-19 Vaccine Development Mission'.

02 August, 2021

Covid-19: Delhi Govt Reserves 40% Covaxin Stock And 20% Covishield Jabs For 1st Shot

Outlook Web Bureau

Over 76.40 lakh doses of Covishield and 24,27,311 doses of Covaxin have been administered in the national capital as of Sunday.

18 July, 2021

Himachal Scripts Vaccination Success Story But Daily Covid Cases Up Again

Ashwani Kumar

Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti districts have already achieved 100 percent mark in vaccination.

18 July, 2021

Father-Daughter Duo Who Risked Life For Vaccine Trial Begs For Jabs For Kin

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Santosh K More has raised the issue in a tweet tagging PM Modi and Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla

17 July, 2021

Not Received Marketing Authorisation Application For Covishield: EU Medical Body

Outlook Web Bureau

While Covishield has an emergency use listing from the WHO, it is yet to receive a similar approval from the European Union.


11 July, 2021

Delhi Left With Only A Day’s Stock Of Covid-19 Vaccines: CoWIN Data

Outlook Web Bureau

As of Saturday evening, Delhi was left with 2.3 lakh Covid-19 vaccine doses

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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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