Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Vaccine

Off The Cuff with Coomi Kapoor

In a conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, senior journalist Coomi Kapoor talks about her new book 'The Tatas, Freddie Mercury and other Bawas'....

New cholera vaccine, ‘drink’ made from GM rice, clears phase 1 human trials: Study in Lancet

Currently, 4 needle-free cholera vaccines are available but they all require cold storage. MucoRice-CTB is stable at room temperature, making its distribution potentially easier.

Covid vaccine centres for 18-44 age group in Delhi to close due to shortage — CM Kejriwal

Delhi requires 80 lakh doses a month to vaccinate its youth, but received only16 lakh doses in May. The Centre has reduced Delhi's quota in June to 8 lakh doses, the chief minister said.

India to administer 51.6 crore vaccine doses by July-end, says health minister

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said vaccine production was being ramped up to cater to the increased demand. India has so far administered over 18 crore jabs to eligible beneficiaries.

Govt should admit it’s short of vaccine doses. Policy flip flops only bring embarrassment

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Prioritise giving second dose of Covid vaccine, minimise wastage, Centre tells states

n a meeting held by Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, states were asked to reserve at least 70% of the shots supplied from the central pool for second dosage.

Health Ministry asks states, UTs to prioritise beneficiaries of second dose of Covid vaccine

The Health Ministry also told states & UTs to utilise the supplies of vaccines through the Government of India channel in a 70:30 ratio for the second & first dose respectively

PM Modi reviews Covid situation, says pace of vaccination shouldn’t come down despite lockdown

PM Modi also reviewed the roadmap for scaling up vaccine production and said states should be given help and guidance to ramp up healthcare infrastructure.

PIL in HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt to set up Covid vaccination centres at RWAs, NGOs

A Delhi High Court bench asked the authorities concerned to treat the plea as a representation and take a decision in accordance with the law.

This is how nations are gearing up to revive global travel, powered by vaccines

Countries that have successfully vaccinated a substantial share of the population are now planning ways to let people start travelling again, for business or for vacations.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.