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COVID-19 vaccination: Health Ministry releases list of after effects and remedies

New Delhi: Mild adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) like headache, fatigue, myalgia (pain in muscle), injection site tenderness, malaise (wea...

Bharat Biotech dispatches Covaxin to 11 cities

Hyderabad: Bharat Biotech said that it has successfully air-shipped its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin to 11 cities in India in the early hours and that it...

Centre places purchase order for 11 mn doses of 'Covishield'

Pune: The Serum Institute on India said it has received the purchase order from the Centre for the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.  "We hav...

6 more test positive for U.K Covid-19 strain in India; tally reaches 96

New Delhi: The number of people who have tested positive for the new U.K variant of SARS-CoV-2 in India has climbed to 96, the health ministry said o...

Bird flu outbreak confirmed in 7 states

New Delhi: The Centre said the outbreak of bird flu or avian influenza has been reported in Uttar Pradesh, taking the total number of affected states...

South Africa to get Serum-made 1.5 mn COVID-19 vaccines from India

Johannesburg: South Africa will receive one million COVID-19 vaccines from the Pune-based Serum Institute of India in January, followed by an additio...

Earth spinning faster than it has in 50 yrs!

New Delhi: In a startling fact, scientists have revealed that our planet Earth may be spinning faster than it has in over 50 years! Simply put, time ...

WHO clears Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Geneva: The World Health Organization said it has cleared the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, meaning poorer countries may soo...

K. Sivan gets 1-yr extension as secretary of Department of Space

New Delhi: K. Sivan has been given a one-year extension, till January 14, 2022, as the secretary, Department of Space, according to a Personnel Minis...

Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine approved for use in U.K

London: The coronavirus vaccine designed by scientists at the University of Oxford has been approved for use in the U.K.It marks a major turning poin...

Serum Institute produced 50 mn doses of Covishield vaccine

Pune: India will benefit from the initial stockpile of about 40-50 million 'Covishield' vaccines developed by the Serum Institute of India (SII) once...

Serum Institute seeks emergency use nod for Covishield in India

New Delhi: The Serum Institute of India became the first indigenous company to apply to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) seeking emergenc...

India is biggest buyer of COVID-19 vaccine with 1.6 bn doses

New Delhi: India is the largest buyer of COVID-19 vaccines in the world with 1.6 billion doses, according to a global analysis, a number some scienti...

U.K approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use

  London: The U.K has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for mass vacc...

Russia's 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine to be produced in India

New Delhi: Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Indian pharma company Hetero, have agreed to produce in India over 100 million doses per year of...

Deep depression off Tamil Nadu intensifies into cyclonic storm 'Nivar'

Chennai: The deep depression over Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm, 'Nivar' and it is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclon...

Pfizer seeking emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine in U.S

New York: Pfizer said it is asking U.S regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine, starting the clock on a process that could bring li...

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine to be available for public by Apr 2021

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India's CEO Adar Poonawalla has said the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine should be available by around February 2021. The initi...

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine deliveries could begin 'before Christmas'

New Delhi: BioNTech announced that its potential coronavirus vaccine can come before Christmas if it secures emergency U.S and European authorisation...

Scientists confirm rare deadly 'Chapare virus' in Bolivia

Even as the world is battling with the coronavirus pandemic, which has crippled and infected millions, scientists are still working to identify new t...

Vijay Sethupathi to lock horns with Thalapathy Vijay

Religion and science don't have to be divorced: Vidya

Vincent Cassel joins 'Westworld' season three

Tessa Thompson has joined Avengers 4 reshoots

Salman Khan's 'Dabangg 3' to release next year