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Production of Covaxin to be increased to 100 million vaccine doses per month by September
Production of Covaxin to be increased to 100 million vaccine doses per month by September
By May-June, production of Covaxin will be doubled from the current 10 million doses and then ramped up further
India News Network | Fri, Apr 16

Covid-19 update: Over 27 lakh vaccination doses administered in 24 hours
Covid-19 update: Over 27 lakh vaccination doses administered in 24 hours
As on Day-90 of the vaccination drive (15th April), 27,30,359 vaccine doses were given
India News Network | Fri, Apr 16

Here is how India stands strong in its Covid-19 vaccine production capacity
Here is how India stands strong in its Covid-19 vaccine production capacity
The central government has also fast-tracked emergency approvals for foreign-produced Covid-19 vaccines
Anjali Kochhar | Thu, Apr 15

Foreign Covid-19 vaccines: Applications for emergency use to be decided in three days
Foreign Covid-19 vaccines: Applications for emergency use to be decided in three days
A foreign manufacturer can apply through its Indian subsidiary or through its authorized agent in India
India News Network | Thu, Apr 15

Four-day 'Tika Utsav' sees jump in number of Covid-19 vaccination centres, jabs
Four-day 'Tika Utsav' sees jump in number of Covid-19 vaccination centres, jabs
The campaign led to an increase in the number of vaccine doses administered on a Sunday
India News Network | Thu, Apr 15

Government committed to ensuring adequate Covid-19 vaccine availability: PM Modi
Government committed to ensuring adequate Covid-19 vaccine availability: PM Modi
The Prime Minister also laid stress on increasing tracking, tracing and testing
India News Network | Wed, Apr 14

Amid Covid surge, center's nod to step up  production of anti-viral drug Remdesivir
Amid Covid surge, center's nod to step up production of anti-viral drug Remdesivir
Production capacity will be doubled to 78 lakh vials per month in the coming days
India News Network | Wed, Apr 14

India fast tracks emergency approvals for foreign-produced Covid-19 vaccines
India fast tracks emergency approvals for foreign-produced Covid-19 vaccines
The first 100 beneficiaries of such foreign vaccines shall be assessed for seven days for safety outcomes
India News Network | Tue, Apr 13

'India’s vaccine strategy is based on science'
'India’s vaccine strategy is based on science'
In less than three months, the country has managed to provide more than 100 million doses
India News Network | Mon, Apr 12

India approves Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use
India approves Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use
As more and more states flag shortages of coronavirus vaccine doses, the Centre has scaled up efforts to expand vaccine production manifold
India News Network | Mon, Apr 12

India fastest country to give 100 million Covid-19 vaccine shots
India fastest country to give 100 million Covid-19 vaccine shots
India launched the world's largest vaccination campaign on January 16 this year
India News Network | Sun, Apr 11

Every eligible person should get vaccinated: PM Modi on 'Tika Utsav'
Every eligible person should get vaccinated: PM Modi on 'Tika Utsav'
The 'Tika Utsav' (Vaccination Festival) to promote Covid marked the beginning of another major war against Corona, PM Modi said
India News Network | Sun, Apr 11

Covid-19 Update: Over 34 lakh vaccine doses administered in 24 hours
Covid-19 Update: Over 34 lakh vaccine doses administered in 24 hours
30,06,037 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 46,207 sessions for 1st dose and 4,09,018 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.
India News Network | Sat, Apr 10

Need to fight pandemic on war footing again: PM Modi amid surge in Covid-19 cases
Need to fight pandemic on war footing again: PM Modi amid surge in Covid-19 cases
Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned that the growth rate of Covid-19 cases this time was higher than earlier
India News Network | Thu, Apr 8

Ensure equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, India tells G20 members
Ensure equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, India tells G20 members
India has supplied over 64 million doses to 84 countries, including 10 million doses as grant
India News Network | Thu, Apr 8

Covid-19 Update: India surpasses US, becomes fastest vaccinating country in the world
Covid-19 Update: India surpasses US, becomes fastest vaccinating country in the world
The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country is now over 87 million
India News Network | Wed, Apr 7

Infographics

Phase 2 of massive COVID-19 vaccination drive begins; will cover elderly, those with comorbidities
Phase 2 of massive COVID-19 vaccination drive begins; will cover elderly, those with comorbidities
Prime Minister Narendra Modi received his first dose of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin at AIIMS, Delhi
India News Network Infographics Desk | Mon, Mar 1

35 lakh people vaccinated in India till today
35 lakh people vaccinated in India till today
India has significantly scaled up its Covid-19 inoculation drive
India News Network Infographics Desk | Sat, Jan 30

Videos

India fast tracks regulatory mechanism for Coronavirus vaccines’ approval
India fast tracks regulatory mechanism for Coronavirus vaccines’ approval
In view of surge in Covid-19 cases, the government has facilitated quicker access to foreign vaccines by India
India News Network Video Desk | Fri, Apr 16

 India braves second wave with grit and determination
India braves second wave with grit and determination
With India braving the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, efforts to control the spread of the deadly virus have been speeded up
India News Network Video Desk | Wed, Apr 14

Disinformation

On Covid-19 and India, Washington Post fails test of fair and objective reporting
On Covid-19 and India, Washington Post fails test of fair and objective reporting
An article in the publication ignores crucial information that is readily available in the public domain
Vinay Jha | Wed, Jun 24

BBC story on community transmission in India deviates from truth and fudges info on virus spread
BBC story on community transmission in India deviates from truth and fudges info on virus spread
Indian officials say they will not hide facts from the public when the country reaches the community transmission stage.
Shankar Kumar | Mon, Jun 15

Criticism by The Economist of India’s handling of Covid-19 is wrong on multiple counts
Criticism by The Economist of India’s handling of Covid-19 is wrong on multiple counts
The article cites instances without going into requisite detail and ends up being a misleading narrative
Vinay Jha | Sat, May 9