Ministry of health and family welfare
On-site registration for Covid-19 vaccine for 18-44 years age group to be initiated at govt vaccination centres
On-site registration aims at reducing vaccine wastage and facilitate those without access to the internet, smart phones or mobile phones with limited access for vaccination to get themselves inoculated.
Nitin Gadkari clarifies his remarks on vaccine production, informs about govt’s efforts to ramp up manufacturing
Gadkari in his clarification mentioned that he was unaware that the GOI is already facilitating vaccine manufacturing by 12 companies.
The rampant use of plasma therapy had also resulted in black marketing of the same with donors charging thousands for plasma thus commercializing the entire process.
India Today spreads fake news, continues to peddle agenda about Kumbh Mela becoming a ‘super-spreader’ event despite getting fact-checked
India Today published a fake news alleging that centre said in a statement that Kumbh Mela has become a Covid-19 super-spreader
Govt temporarily halts new registration of frontline and healthcare workers for Covid vaccination. Here is why
The Secretary of Union Health Ministry emphasised that the healthcare workers, and the frontline workers, who have already registered on the CoWIN portal, must be vaccinated at the earliest.
Govt of India launches Grand Challenge for strengthening COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network with Rs 3.85 crore total prize, read details
The challenge invites participation from innovative startups and emerging technology specialists to augment and scale CoWIN platform
The first Human Milk Bank in Northeast was inaugurated in Satribari Christian Hospital (SCH), Guwahati, Assam
Shekhar Gupta’s website The Print spreads misinformation about Modi govt’s proposal to review marriage age for women, Health Ministry corrects them
ThePrint has many times maliciously resorted to publishing fake, embellished or distorted articles to malign Modi govt
N-95 masks may not stop the virus if worn by an already infected person, govt issues advisory against its use
The central government has asked states and union territories to encourage their citizens to use homemade cloth masks instead of valved N-95 masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
PM said that the country has started preparing to tackle the pandemic much before when coronavirus was not even a part of the global discussion