COVID Vaccination For Children Likely to Begin from August: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said that the government will likely begin vaccinating children for COVID-19 from the month of August. As per reports, the health minister said this to the BJP MPs present during the parliamentary party meeting earlier in the morning today. During the meeting, Mandaviya also said that India is […]

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Delta variant cases mark 32% weekly increase in UK, vaccine protection high

  UK health officials said the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues as the dominant strain of coronavirus and marked a sharp increase in the UK with 54,268 more cases logged on Friday, which marks a 32 per cent increase over the previous week. Public Health England (PHE) said its weekly analysis shows the continued rise in infections […]

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Covid-19 News: Negative Report Mandatory For Incoming Tourists To Mussoorie

  People planning to visit Mussoorie from outside Uttarakhand will now require to carry a negative report of an RT-PCR Covid-19 test. The local administration informed this on Friday. The decision came when scores of unruly tourists have been flocking to the North Indian hill stations ever since the government relaxed the Covid-19 guidelines. After Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh […]

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Govt Panel Says No to Serum Institute’s Covovax Trial on Children Aged 2-17 Years

    New Delhi: Days after the Serum Institute of India (SII) authorities applied for permission from the Drug Controller and General of India (DCGI) to conduct a clinical trial of the Covovax vaccine among paediatric population, an expert panel recommended against it. The SII had sought permission to conduct the phase 2/3 trial of the […]

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Aarogya Setu: How to use this coronavirus tracker app by government

      Aarogya Setu: How to use this coronavirus tracker app by government Within days of the launch of Aarogya Setu app, over 30 lakh citizens have downloaded it. The Aarogya Setu app launched by the government of India enables people to self-assess the risk of getting coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Available for both Android […]

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IT compliance deadlines extended, tax exempts on COVID treatment: All you need to know

  New Delhi: The Indian government on Friday (June 25) announced a slew of measures aimed at providing a sigh of relief to taxpayers reeling under the COVID-19 pandemic. For starters, the government has extended the deadlines for several deadlines for Income Tax compliances, including the last date to link your PAN card with the […]

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Covovax vaccine will be ready to launch in India by September, says SII

      New Delhi: Two days after the announcement that the Novavax vaccine ‘Covovax’ is highly effective against COVID-19, the Serum Institute of India (SII) has now said that they will be ready to launch it in India by September. SII CEO Adar Poonawalla on Wednesday (June 16, 2021) told an English news channel that […]

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Covid-19 Live Updates: 18+ Can Walk In For Vaccination, Pre-Registration Not Required

  New Delhi: The Central government on Tuesday announced that pre-registration or prior booking of appointment is not mandatory to avail the COVID-19 vaccination services. The clarification came after reports surrfaced that many people in rural areas have been facing problems in getting vaccinated. The government further said that anyone aged above 18 years or more can directly go […]

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Government Issues Covid-19 Guidelines For The Management Of COVID19 Among Children

  The central government has issued a complete Covid-19 guidelines to manage covid among children. Also, Remdesivir has not been recommended and rational use of HRCT imaging is suggested. The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has issued these guidelines under the health ministry. The department said steroids may harm in asymptomatic and mild cases […]

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Covishield vs Covaxin vs Sputnik V: Which is more effective? What AIIMS director Randeep Guleria says

    Are you confused about taking the jab and indecisive as to go for which vaccine? Dr V K Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog and Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences have addressed various doubts people have regarding COVID-19 vaccines on 6 June where this issue of vaccination was also […]

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