All stories by Sohini Das And Ruchika Chitravanshi
10 mn unused Covid vaccine doses lying with private hospitalsRediff.com1 Dec 2021
With around 2 million Covid vaccine doses likely to get wasted in December, leading hospital chains have now started to give it gratis to citizens. Sohini Das and Ruchika Chitravanshi report.
Fear and myths injecting Covid vaccine hesitancyRediff.com6 Jul 2021
A June 11 survey by cLocalCircles across 299 districts puts overall vaccine hesitancy levels at 18 per cent, with 11 per cent of the respondents saying they were not convinced if the currently available vaccines would protect them against the new strains; and 5 per cent said they do not plan to take the vaccine at all.
Covishield produced more antibodies than Covaxin: StudyRediff.com7 Jun 2021
The study by a group of doctors showed that after two shots of the vaccines, 98 per cent recipients of Covishield showed antibody response, while the same was 80 per cent among Covaxin recipients. Sohini Das and Ruchika Chitravanshi report.
Covid: How Pfizer plans to resolve cold storage issues in IndiaRediff.com7 Dec 2020
The company has developed detailed logistical plans and tools to support effective vaccine transport, storage, and temperature monitoring. Sohini Das and Ruchika Chitravanshi report.
ICMR study hints at much wider spread of COVID-19Rediff.com10 Jun 2020
ICMR's serological survey, whose findings will be made public next week, suggests that the rate of contagion may be a lot higher in most-affected cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, and Pune.
As India learns to 'live' with COVID-19, hospitals brace for new normalRediff.com12 May 2020
Most feel as the movement of people normalises, the in-patient volumes in hospitals will grow and by the end of May, occupancy should be around 50 per cent, and 75 per cent over a period of time.