INDIA : Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech to begin trial of intranasal Covid vaccine soon, Says Health minister Harsh Vardhan

Currently, there are no intranasal Covid-19 vaccine under clinical trial in India, clarified Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today. “However, Serum Institute of India has begun manufacturing Codagenix CDX-005 which is an intranasal, live-attenuated … Read More

India’s Peak Holiday Season Set To Send Covid-19 Cases Surging

Already on track to overtake the United States with the world’s most novel coronavirus infections, India is bracing for a surge of cases in coming weeks as it heads into … Read More

Taiwan Thanks ‘Friends in India’ on National Day as Posters Erected outside Chinese Embassy

It was an unusually noticeable 109th Taiwan National Day in India, with posters and flags hung outside the Chinese embassy by a ruling party member and Taiwan’s president thanking “dear … Read More

India rejects proposal to conduct large study for Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine

India on Wednesday declined a proposal from Dr Reddy’s Laboratories to conduct a large study on the effectiveness of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus, Reuters reported. An expert panel … Read More

India’s economy set to contract 9.6%, says World Bank in 2020-21, sharper than June forecast of 3.2%

The World Bank on Wednesday said the Indian economy was projected to contract by 9.6% in fiscal year 2020-21 because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and it was in a far … Read More

India likely to join Canada-led multilateral group tackling Covid-19 pandemic

In an indication of an upswing in India-Canada ties, India is prone to be part of a bunch of overseas ministers from a number of international locations that’s being led … Read More