covid vaccine

Congress MP Vivek Tankha stirs vaccine row

While the world benefitted from India’s COVID vaccines, Congress MP questions the efficacy of COVID vaccines

Pfizer CEO gets grilled at Davos; India stands vindicated for not buckling under pressure

A video of Chief Executive Officer of US-based pharma giant Pfizer Alberta Bourla dodged media’s queries on the efficacy of its Covid vaccine against transmission of the virus on the sidelines of the ongoing World Economic Forum meeting, In the viral clip from the interview, a journalist is asking Bourla some tough questions like when […]

Precaution Dose Of Covid Vaccine For 18+ Age Group From April 10: Govt

NEW DELHI: Precaution dose of Covid-19 vaccines for those above 18 years of age will be available at private vaccination centres from Sunday, April 10, said the Union Health Ministry. “All those who are more than 18 years of age and have completed 9 months after the administration of second dose, would be eligible for […]

Covid Vaccine Big Money-Making Machine For Pharma; Hope Not At The Cost Of Humanity

New Delhi: In December 2020, science got to a miracle — a coronavirus vaccine arrived — and the main reason was that mRNA vaccine, a previously untested technology, appeared to work better than almost anyone had hoped. While we remember those historic advances as the work of individual scientists or laboratories, the vaccines against Covid-19 […]

No Vax, No Salary, Says Punjab Government

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government on Wednesday evening issued an order that the government employees will not get their salary if they don’t give their vaccination certificate. According to the new order, all government employees who are either fully vaccinated or have taken a single dose, must upload their certificates on the Punjab government’s job portal […]

Medicos Laud India’s First Upcoming Nasal Vax; Admit Global R&D Still Required

Even as India celebrated the 100 Crore vaccine dose mark last week, Dr. Krishna Ella who is the founder of Bharat Biotech, maker of indegenious ‘Covaxin’ told The New Indian that his company will be bringing the first nasal Covid vaccine and is expected to launch within the first few months of 2022. Dr. Ella […]

Hurt By Bullying On COVAXIN Just Because PM Took It; We’re Just Scientists, Undeterred By Attack, Bringing India’s Nasal Vax Now: Bharat Biotech MD (Part 1)

NEW DELHI: In the very first interaction hours ahead of WHO permission to issue international certification, Dr Krishna Ella of Bharat Biotech shares with The New Indian his plans for the launch of nasal vaccine, his disappointment with false news over Covaxin and global politics of over homegrown vaccine.  Rohan Dua: Despite creating an indigenous […]