Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said he had an interaction with WHO Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on various issues related to health and the latter lauded the "mammoth efforts" undertaken by the Indian government for vaccination against Covid-19.
The cumulative number of Covid vaccine doses administered in India crossed 99 core on Tuesday and as the country is close to administering 100 crore doses, the Centre has urged the states to focus on the second-dose coverage of vaccination in light of adequate availability of vaccine doses.
Chennai: In a tragic incident, General Bipin Rawat, India's first Chief Defence of Staff (CDS) succumbed to injuries when a Mi-17V5 chopper carrying him and his wife Madhulika Rawat crashed in Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday afternoon. The accident that took place at the Nanjappanchathiram area amid heavy mist claimed 13 lives.
Expressing anguish over the passing of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others in a helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, 8 December, shared his condolences with the bereaved families.
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