Children will not get Covid vaccine anytime soon: Here’s why
The rollout of the vaccine for kids is to be delayed by weeks or months as government wants adequate supplies, distribution infrastructure and fool-proof evidence before inoculating children.
VIDEO - Covid-19 vaccine for 12+ kids by Oct: Zydus’ Sharvil Patel
With an impending third wave, inoculating a majority of the population is critical. Zydus readies to roll out the Covid-19 jab for 12+ kids—a vulnerable and sizeable population—next month.
Mix and match vaccines, says Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
In an exclusive conversation with Fortune India, the executive chairperson of Biocon says India should immediately start mixing and matching existing vaccines to accelerate the vaccination drive.
Scarcity-hit India looks for imported vaccines
At a time when the entire world is frantically trying to procure more vaccine doses, it is going to be a protracted struggle for India.
Adar Poonawalla’s tough choices
India’s vaccine giant faces the huge social responsibility of supply into the domestic market and a contractual demand for export of vaccines to foreign countries.
RBI announces steps to fight second wave of Covid-19
The central bank unveils liquidity facility of ₹50,000 crore for access to emergency health services, and ₹10,000 crore for small finance banks’ on-lending, among a slew of measures to fight Covid-19.
Will India’s new liberalised vaccine market work?
In a big move, India has opened up Covid-19 vaccinations for all adults. However, the country is beset by severe vaccine shortage and other challenges. Will increasing the demand base work?
Second wave of Covid-19 hits multiplexes’ recovery
Experts say that while ramping up of vaccination could give some relief to multiplexes, the ongoing staggered lockdown in many states poses a bigger threat.
India is staring at a big Covid-19 vaccine problem
The country’s daily requirement is over 10 million doses against the production of 2.9 million. The Sputnik V vaccine, which got the nod on Monday, will help bridge the gap, albeit marginally.
Vaccines for Covid-19 can be made faster. Here’s how
One of the issues with vaccine development is the enormous time required to produce one. The Covid-19 vaccine has shown the process can be expedited. But can the process be made even more faster?