First stock of 4.08 lakh Covid vaccine doses arrives in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, January 12: The first batch of Covishield, a Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here at 3.25 PM on Tuesday. The consignment consisted of 40,800 vials of vaccine having 4.08 lakh doses, said Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, P K […]

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PM Modi to visit vaccine manufacturing facilities in three cities tomorrow  

New Delhi, November 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a three-city visit on Saturday to personally review the vaccine development and manufacturing process. The Prime Minister will visit the Zydus Biotech Park in Ahmedabad, Bharat Biotech in Hyderabad and Serum Institute of India in Pune. Modi’s visit to these facilities and discussions with […]

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Odisha is fully prepared for vaccine distribution, says CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar, November 24: Odisha is fully prepared with a system in place for vaccine distribution when it is available with focus on frontline health workers, people above 50 years and comorbidity, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the virtual meet of CMs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review the status and preparedness of […]

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