Minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma Subramanian on Sunday said the State government will take efforts to float fresh global tenders for vaccine procurement. The decision to float the tender has been taken after the previous global tender by the government for vaccine procurement, which closed on Saturday, failed to attract any bidders. “It is unfortunate that no bidders… Continue reading "TN government to float fresh tenders for vaccine procurement"
At a time when several states, including Tamilnadu, have been reporting vaccine shortage, an RTI response has revealed a huge waste of doses since the commencement of vaccination drive in the country in mid-January and TN tops the list with 12.10 percent wastage followed followed by Haryana (9.74%), Punjab (8.12%), Manipur (7.8%) and Telangana (7.55%). The RTI reply stated that… Continue reading "RTI reveals Tamilnadu has wasted maximum vaccine"
Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurates CEPI Centralized network lab at DBT-THSTI Faridabad through virtual platform;
The Minister for Science & Technology, Health & Family Welfare and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated one of the seven labs of the world called as the centralized network lab of Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) established at Translational Health Science & Technology Institute (THSTI), Faridabad, through virtual platform in New Delhi today. THSTI is an institute of… Continue reading "Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurates CEPI Centralized network lab at DBT-THSTI Faridabad through virtual platform;"
The Vice President of India and Chairman of Rajya Sabha Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has hailed the emergency authorization of two Covid vaccines yesterday as India’s leap of science that benefits the humanity at large. Writing on social media today, Shri Naidu stressed that this is an indication of how Atmanirbhar Bharat can benefit not only the Indians but the… Continue reading "India’s Covid vaccine is a leap of science, says Vice President"