Presently, about 60.7 per cent of the adult population in the country has received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, the ministry said
15 Sep 2021 10:48 AM
India has administered more than 744 million vaccine doses, with 60% of its adults getting a first shot and 19% fully vaccinated
14 Sep 2021 11:04 AM
These 40 cases were reported mostly from four major states - Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu
23 Jun 2021 11:59 AM
The guidelines have stressed the use of wearing masks, physical distancing and hand hygiene
07 Jun 2021 3:06 PM
The Centre, he said, was working on a war footing to check the second wave of infections
15 May 2021 8:33 AM
The WHO also said it does not identify viruses or variants with names of countries they are first reported from
12 May 2021 10:07 PM
Many experts say the real numbers may be far higher due to low levels of testing and because deaths are often not properly recorded in India
17 Aug 2020 11:12 AM
Appropriate protocols for disinfecting devices and allotting time slots can be developed by the hospital, Dr Rajiv Garg said
03 Aug 2020 11:04 AM
The draft New Drugs and Clinical Trials (Amendment) Rules stipulate manufacture of unapproved drugs based on a prescription by a hospital
08 Jun 2020 12:37 PM
Health ministry officials said the recovery rate has gradually improved from 7.1% to 39.62% now as almost 40%
21 May 2020 11:00 AM
Antigen tests scan for proteins that can be found on or inside a virus
12 May 2020 1:42 PM
The three men kept in an isolation ward of New Delhi’s Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital have tested negative for coronavirus.
31 Jan 2020 1:33 AM
This draft bill has been prepared to deal with rising cases of assault on doctors while they are at work.
03 Sep 2019 1:09 PM
India’s federal health ministry has sent a letter to chief secretaries of all states, saying they should not partner with FSFW.
01 Jul 2019 4:28 PM
Circular dated June 19 suggests replacing unhealthy fast food with healthier snacking options like almonds, walnut, dates and roasted chana.
29 Jun 2019 10:02 AM
Before taking charge, the minister performed an elaborate puja and planted five trees in the Nirman Bhavan campus.
04 Jun 2019 6:07 PM
Most of the cases are from Shastri Nagar area where fogging and other anti-larvae activities are being carried out.
14 Oct 2018 8:47 PM
At least 276 teams have been deployed in Zika virus-affected wards of Jaipur's Shastri Nagar.
13 Oct 2018 3:17 PM
A 7-member high-level central team is in Jaipur to assist the state government in control and containment measures.
09 Oct 2018 10:18 AM
The incident came to light after surveillance reports from UP showed signs of the virus in stool samples of some children.
02 Oct 2018 8:07 AM