Fears of a third wave of COVID-19 have prompted the government to issue an updated treatment protocol for children

Union Health Ministry is likely to issue an updated treatment protocol to deal with the multi-inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C) which is reported among children within 2-6 weeks of recovery from COVID-19. The move comes amid fears of a surge in COVID-19 among children in the potential third wave. The Health Ministry officials have been asserting that […]

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The Serum Institute of India has applied to the DCGI for permission to manufacture the Covid vaccine Sputnik V

The Serum Institute of India (SII) has applied to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) seeking permission to manufacture COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V in the country, sources said on Thursday. The Pune-based firm has also sought approval for test analysis and examination. Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is currently being manufactured in India by Dr Reddy’s Laboratories. […]

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PM Modi announces a 1000 Crore aid package for states affected by Cyclone Yaas.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a financial assistance of ₹ 1,000 crore to Cyclone Yaas-hit states – Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand – for immediate relief activities. The announcement came after the Prime Minister took aerial surveys in Odisha and Bengal to assess the scale of damage. The centre has assured all help for restoration and rebuilding […]

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Just 36,000 Covaxin doses are sent to Maharashtra, Mumbai Sees 67% Dip In Vaccination Turnout

The Centre supplied just 36,000 doses of Covaxin to Maharashtra on Sunday despite the state health department urging the Modi government that around 5.5 lakh people are awaiting their second dose.Maharashtra also received 7.03 lakh doses of Covishield that could help the state carry on with its vaccination drive for just three more days, The Times […]

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