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.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Adar Poonawalla, 40, is the chief executive of the Pune-based Serum Institute of India. (PTI Photo)

  • A govt panel has recommended increasing the gap between the first and the second dose of the Covishield vaccine
  • The decision was backed by the CEO of Serum Institute of India, Adar Poonawalla
  • WHO's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan found the delay in vaccine doses improved its efficacy

New Delhi, May 13 (PTI) The Delhi government has urged the Centre to cap the prices of COVID-19 vaccines and buy them from the international market rather than states doing it themselves, Health ...

(Eds: Minor edits) Bengaluru, May 13 (PTI) The Karnataka government on Thursday announced floating a global tender for procuring two crore COVID-19 vaccines owing to supply shortage.

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Citizens stand in a queue as they wait to receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Over 2 billion doses will be made available in Inida in five months between August and December
  • The Centre said that this would be enough to vaccinate the entire population
  • Russian anti-Covid vaccine Sputnik V is likely to be available by next week

Chandigarh, May 13 (PTI) Facing an anti-Covid vaccine “shortage”, the Punjab government on Thursday decided to join the global COVAX alliance for sourcing the immunisation shots at the ...

New Delhi, May 13 (PTI) AAP leader Atishi Thursday said Delhi is left with just two-three days' stock of coronavirus vaccines for those above 45, and key workers.

New Delhi, May 13 (PTI) As states grapple with a shortage of coronavirus vaccines, the Centre Thursday said that over two billion doses will be made available in the country in five months ...

New Delhi, May 13 (PTI) The Centre on Thursday approved extending the gap between the two doses of the Covishield vaccine from 6-8 weeks to 12-16 weeks following a recommendation from a ...

New Delhi, May 13 (PTI) The government has accepted the COVID-19 Working Group's recommendation for extending the gap between the two doses of the Covishield vaccine from 6-8 weeks to 12-16 ...

New Delhi, May 13 (PTI) A government panel has recommended increasing the gap between two doses of Covishield COVID-19 vaccine to 12-16 weeks, official sources said on Thursday.