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With a purpose is to generate awareness about COVID vaccines, two youngsters drive from Kochi to Kashmir

One of the youth said that unlike Kerala people in the northern states have apprehensions about COVID vaccines. He said that the purpose is to reassure them that vaccines are safe

Published on 22nd July 2021

WHO hopes to see COVID-19 vaccination 'underway in every country' over the next 100 days

Currently, 236 candidate vaccines are still being developed worldwide -- 63 of them in clinical trials -- in countries including Germany, China, Russia, the UK and the US, according to the WHO

Published on 16th January 2021

WHO calls upon member states to restart intellectual property sharing, tech transfer to improve COVID vaccine inequality

The C-Tap (the COVID-19 technology access pool) initiative for COVID test and vaccines was launched by the WHO in partnership with Costa Rica

Published on 28th May 2021

What the FAQ: What materials for a COVID vaccine did the US ban from being exported to India?

On Sunday, the US said that it will make these materials available in India immediately. What are these materials and why are they important to make vaccines?

Published on 27th April 2021

What The FAQ: What is the Quad summit and why is Modi meeting US, Japan and Australian heads?

The Quad vaccine initiative will reportedly project and reinforce India's credentials as a reliable manufacturer and supplier of the vaccines

Published on 12th March 2021

What the FAQ: What is the COVAX initiative under which India will be exporting COVID vaccines in October?

Under COVAX, vaccines would then be distributed globally in a way that every country gets an equitable share proportionate to their population

Published on 22nd September 2021

What the FAQ: How did Haffkine Institute get the Centre’s permission to manufacture Covaxin?

While states have been running out of vaccines, the Ventre gave their nod for Maharashtra to begin the manufacture of Covaxin locally

Published on 16th April 2021
Jignesh Patel

Vaccine on wheels: IIT Hyderabad launches India’s first mobile vaccination clinic in Pune 

The clinic is the brainchild of Jignesh Patel, IIT Hyderabad fellow, and has been set up together with the Gates Foundation. It aims to create awareness on immunisation and provide low-cost vaccines

Published on 20th December 2019

Vaccination for 18+ from May 1 may not start for want of stocks in TN

Radhakrishnan said supplies of COVID-19 vaccines have not come yet and it is not known when they would arrive

Published on 30th April 2021

Vaccinate students appearing for Board exams: Delhi HC asks Centre and Delhi government to respond to PIL

The court also asked whether the COVID-19 vaccines being used now can be administered to those below 18 years of age

Published on 7th May 2021

US to share more COVID vaccines with other nations

The US will share 20 million more doses of its COVID-19 vaccines with the rest of the world by the end of June, said President Joe Biden

Published on 18th May 2021

US doesn't expect political favours from India for COVID help: Official

The US announced on Sunday that it was sending materials for making COVID-19 vaccines that India had requested and on Monday

Published on 27th April 2021

UNICEF will lead procurement, supply of COVID vaccines to ensure safe, fast, equitable access to all countries

About 28 manufacturers have shared their annual production plans for COVID-19 vaccines - through 2023 - with UNICEF

Published on 7th September 2020

UN Secretary-General warns of 'vaccine nationalism' moving full speed, leaving behind poor countries

Guterres said at a news conference that financing COVAX is the only way to guarantee vaccines will be available in Africa and other developing areas

Published on 10th December 2020

Two COVID-19 vaccines for young children show promise in early trials: Study

The research, published on Tuesday in the journal Science Immunology, suggests that vaccines for young children are likely important, safe tools to curtail the pandemic

Published on 16th June 2021

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