DR HARSH VARDHAN

Unveil first batch of anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO.

Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh unveils first batch of anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO

The first batch of the adjunct COVID therapy anti-COVID drug, 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG), was released by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh and handed over to Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Tech and Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi on May 17, 2021.One box each of the sachets of the drug were …

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India’s first pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

Health Minister inaugurates India’s first pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated India’s first pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, PCV. The vaccine named Pneumosil has been developed by the Serum Institute of India Private Limited, SIIPL in collaboration with partners like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Recognizing SIIPL as the world’s largest manufacturer of vaccines by number of doses and its contribution …

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Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN third phase trial begins

Dr Harsh Vardhan expresses hope that Covid-19 vaccine will be made available in country by January next year

Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has expressed hope that Covid-19 vaccine will be made available in the country by January next year. Speaking at a programme on DD News, Dr Vardhan said there are three vaccine candidates in India, out of which one is at the advanced stage of clinical trial of phase-3. Of the …

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