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Harsh Vardhan is an Indian otorhinolaryngologist and the incumbent Minister of Science and Technology, Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Minister of Earth Sciences in the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He represents Chandni Chowk in Delhi as a Member of Parliament in the 17th Lok Sabha. He was elected to the office of Chairperson of Executive Board of the World Health Organization from May 22, 2020.

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Harsh Vardhan launches scheme to support women scientists [Video]

Harsh Vardhan launches scheme to support women scientists

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who also heads Ministry of Science and Technology, has launched a Department of Science and Technology (DST) scheme, titled "SERB-POWER (Science and Engineering..

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'Vaccine trials are being expedited,' says Harsh Vardhan at World Bank Annual Meetings [Video]

'Vaccine trials are being expedited,' says Harsh Vardhan at World Bank Annual Meetings

Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan at World Bank Annual Meetings Virtual Event said the private companies with research institutes are expediting trials of vaccine candidates. "To address present and..

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Harsh Vardhan remembers sacrifice of lakhs of 'corona warriors' amid Navratri celebration [Video]

Harsh Vardhan remembers sacrifice of lakhs of 'corona warriors' amid Navratri celebration

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on October 18 remembered the sacrifice of Corona warriors in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. He said, "This Navratri, I urge you to be mindful of your role in..

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Health Minister chairs meeting with autonomous institutions on COVID-19 appropriate behaviour [Video]

Health Minister chairs meeting with autonomous institutions on COVID-19 appropriate behaviour

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan chaired meeting with Department of Science and Technology, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research on COVID-19 appropriate behaviour, through video..

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'Covid-19 vaccine expected in India by early 2021': Harsh Vardhan [Video]

'Covid-19 vaccine expected in India by early 2021': Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that India is likely to have a Covid vaccine by early next year. Harsh Vardhan made the statement in a meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM). "Early next year..

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India's COVID-19 recovery rate highest among all countries: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

India's COVID-19 recovery rate highest among all countries: Harsh Vardhan

While speaking to media in the national capital on October 13, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan spoke on updates of COVID-19 data in India. Vardhan said, "For the past 14 days, our number of active..

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India will have COVID vaccine from more than one source by 2021: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

India will have COVID vaccine from more than one source by 2021: Harsh Vardhan

The Group of Ministers (GoM) meeting is underway in the national capital on October 13. Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said, "We are expecting that early next year we should have vaccine in the..

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Watch: PM Modi pays tribute to Ram Vilas Paswan [Video]

Watch: PM Modi pays tribute to Ram Vilas Paswan

The mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) founder leader Ram Vilas Paswan was being taken to his residence from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on October 09...

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COVID-19 made us realise importance of strong public health systems: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

COVID-19 made us realise importance of strong public health systems: Harsh Vardhan

During ministerial meeting on Universal Health Coverage, Union Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan said that COVID-19 has made us realise the importance of strong public health systems. "In 2019, UNGA..

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Harsh Vardhan releases 'Ayush Standard Treatment Protocol' [Video]

Harsh Vardhan releases 'Ayush Standard Treatment Protocol'

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan released 'Ayush Standard Treatment Protocol' via virtual conference in the national capital on October 06. The treatment protocol was released in presence of..

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COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan chairs WHO Executive Board special session [Video]

COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan chairs WHO Executive Board special session

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan presided over World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board special session on COVID-19 response on October 05. Harsh Vardhan presided the meeting via a virtual..

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Therapeutic, vaccines for whole world is only way out of this pandemic: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

Therapeutic, vaccines for whole world is only way out of this pandemic: Harsh Vardhan

World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board Chairman and Union Health Minister of India, Dr Harsh Vardhan on October 05 attended 5th special session of WHO executive board via video conferencing...

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'In Covid parameters, India faring better than many countries': Harsh Vardhan [Video]

'In Covid parameters, India faring better than many countries': Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan released a booklet on 'Covid-19 - Safe Workplace Guidelines for Industry'. The Union Health Minister launched the booklet through virtual platform. Union Minister of..

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Harsh Vardhan releases booklet on COVID-19 in Delhi [Video]

Harsh Vardhan releases booklet on COVID-19 in Delhi

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan released a booklet-'COVID-19 -Safe workplace Guidelines for Industry' through video conferencing on September 29. It details the structural and..

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India have 110 PPE manufacturers, producing over 5 lakh per day: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

India have 110 PPE manufacturers, producing over 5 lakh per day: Harsh Vardhan

While addressing at the 79th Foundation Day of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in the national capital on September 26, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan spoke on COVID-19 pandemic...

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Rising recovery rate, falling active Covid-19 cases prove success of containment strategy: Harsh Vardhan

The continuously rising national recovery rate and progressively falling active cases of coronavirus infection have proven the success of Covid-19 containment strategy, Union minister Harsh Vardhan..
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Next 3 months decisive in determining India's Covid-19 trajectory: Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said the next three months are going to be decisive in determining the coronavirus situation in the country as he urged people to follow Covid appropriate..
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India's contribution will be critical to fighting Covid: Vardhan

India's contribution will be critical to fighting Covid-19, especially when it comes to making vaccines for the whole world, Health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Wednesday, assuring that the..
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Gujarat made remarkable strides in Covid-19 management: Vardhan

From being one of the states most severely affected by Covid-19 to having a recovery rate of 90.57 per cent which is higher than the national average, Gujarat has made remarkable strides, Union Health..
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Harsh Vardhan said he was misrepresented on Kerala Covid remarks: KK Shailaja

Responding to Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan's statement on the Covid-19 situation in Kerala, state health minister KK Shailaja on Monday said that she called up the union minister who informed..
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Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech to begin trial of intranasal Covid vaccine soon: Harsh Vardhan


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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan admits to COVID-19 community transmission after months of denial

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, as many as 61,871 new COVID-19 cases and 1033 deaths were reported in the country in the last 24 hours.
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Covid-19: Reading newspapers completely safe, says Harsh Vardhan


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Harsh Vardhan says Kerala paying price for 'gross negligence' during Onam


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Charity must take precedence over celebrations: Harsh Vardhan on dealing Covid-19 amid festivities


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No clinching evidence to support China's claim of simultaneous outbreak of Covid-19: Harsh Vardhan


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No mutation of coronavirus has been detected in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan


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Next 2.5 months crucial in fight against coronavirus: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

The next two-and-a-half months are going to be crucial in the fight against coronavirus because of the winter season and festivals, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday. Vardhan, who is..
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PM Modi chairs review meeting of research and vaccine deployment ecosystem against COVID-19

The meeting was attended by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan; Member (Health), NITI Aayog; Principal Scientific Advisor; senior scientists; and other officials.
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Eat Right India Movement: Harsh Vardhan says need to move from food security to nutrition security

Health minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday stressed the need to move from food security to nutrition security to achieve the goals of the Eat Right India Movement and urged other ministries concerned to..
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Covid-19 vaccine expected early next year, possible from more than one source: Harsh Vardhan


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Harsh Vardhan stresses on Covid-appropriate behaviour during festival season, winter months


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Govt mulls strategy for Covid vaccine availability, distribution by July 2021

Group of ministers (GoM), headed by Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, met on Tuesday to discuss the current national and international scenario of SARS-CoV2 virus and strategies that are to be..
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Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan reveals when COVID-19 vaccine will be available in India

The rise in COVID-19 cases has been on the decline on a daily basis now as under 70 thousand cases were reported yesterday, while the rise today has stayed below 60-thousand.
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No religion, God call for big celebrations, says Harsh Vardhan

With concerns rising over an accelerated spread of Covid during the festival season, health minister Harsh Vardhan has called for extra vigil and said that no religion or God lays down that religious..
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Maharashtra, Chandigarh and Delhi worst performers in Covid-19 grant utilisation

Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that Maharashtra with 42.5%, Chandigarh with 47.8% and Delhi with 75.4% are the worst performers in Covid-19 grant utilisation.
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Emergency use authorization for Covid-19 vaccine to depend on clinical trial data: Harsh Vardhan


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'No God says to celebrate a festival ostentatiously' : Harsh Vardhan warns against large congregations amidst pandemic

Harsh Vardhan informed that COVID-19 Vaccines currently in trial in India are 2 dose and 3 dose vaccines.
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Ahead of festive season, Dr Harsh Vardhan urges people to follow Covid-19 norms

Dr Harsh Vardhan said this in his 'Sunday Samvaad' programme as the country gears up to celebrate Navratri, Dussehra in October and Diwali, along with Chatthh puja in the month of November
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Covid-19 made us realize importance of resilient and strong public health system: Harsh Vardhan


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Dr Harsh Vardhan launches 'Ayush Standard Treatment Protocol'

The Union Health Minister launched the protocols at an event held via video conferencing today and hailed the up-gradation of protocols by the AYUSH Ministry, which has been done in sync with the..
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Harsh Vardhan calls for shared response from WHO members to tackle challenges such as Covid-19


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Coronavirus vaccine: Aim to utilise 40-50 crore doses on 20-25 crore people by July 2021, says Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday that the Centre is working on plans to procure 400-500 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, which will be administered to up to 25 crore people by July..
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Maximum impact of Covid felt by women, children, adolescents: Harsh Vardhan

Despite the health systems being under strain due to the Covid pandemic, every effort has been made to ensure that "healthcare services are made available to women, children and adolescents", said..
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India aims to raise health spending to 2.5% of GDP, says Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday reiterated the Narendra Modi government`s commitment to increase the expenditure on public health to 2.5 per cent of India`s gross domestic product (GDP)..
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ICMR's 2nd sero-survey shows Indians far from achieving herd immunity against Covid-19: Harsh Vardhan

The ICMR's second sero-survey shows that Indian population is still far from achieving herd immunity against coronavirus infection, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday while underlining..
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Over 5 lakh PPEs being manufactured per day in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan


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Huge infrastructure build-up helped India to record high Covid-19 recovery rate: Dr Harsh Vardhan


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India's healthcare effectively kept Covid mortality at 'minimum', recovery at 'maximum': Harsh Vardhan


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Covid-19 spread: Modi govt sometimes blames God, sometimes people, but not its own 'misrule', says Rahul

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the Centre over Union Minister Harsh Vardhan's remarks that people's "irresponsible behaviour" has resulted in a surge in Covid-19 spread, saying the..
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No significant mutation in COVID-causing SARS-CoV-2 virus: Health Minister

The Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday (September 20, 2020) stated that there has been no significant mutation in SARS-CoV-2 (a virus that causes COVID-19) in India and also informed that..
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Rajya Sabha passes Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill to prevent offences against healthcare workers

The Rajya Sabha on Saturday passed the Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020, to prevent offences against healthcare professionals, according to Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.
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Rajya Sabha passes bill to punish those attacking healthcare workers

The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was introduced by Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan in the Upper House on Saturday to replace an ordinance issued by the government in April.
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Covid-19 vaccine may become available early next year: Harsh Vardhan

Responding to queries about the status of a vaccine for Covid-19 in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, health minister Harsh Vardhan said there are chances of it becoming available in early 2021. He also..
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IMA criticizes Centre for not maintaining statistics of doctors who died due to Covid-19

The IMA said this in response against the statement made in Parliament by Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who acknowledged the contribution of healthcare workers during this pandemic, but the..
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Rajya Sabha to hold discussion on statement made by Dr Harsh Vardhan regarding Covid-19 pandemic


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Battle against Covid-19 still far from over, bold decision of lockdown prevented 37-78 thousand deaths: Harsh Vardhan


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Building portfolio of therapeutic options for Covid-19 patients: Harsh Vardhan


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45.62 lakh Covid cases, 76,271 deaths in India till Sept 11: Harsh Vardhan

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday that a total of 45,62,414 novel coronavirus cases and 76,271 deaths, with a case fatality rate of 1.67 per cent, had been reported in India till September..
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India has been able to limit Covid-19 deaths to 55 per million population: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Owing to the nationwide efforts the Covid-19 related deaths have been limited to 55 per million population, said Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Monday.Speaking in the Lok Sabha, the Union..
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'India has limited COVID-19 cases and deaths per million': Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in Parliament

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Monday addressed the Monsoon Session 2020 of the Parliament on Day 1 and gave a statement in the Lok Sabha on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation in..
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COVID-19 vaccine to be available by early 2021, will take first dosage to assure safety: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Harsh Vardhan stated that the Government is taking full precautions in conducting the human trials of the vaccine and the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19
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Covid vaccine likely by early 2021, will be given to elderly, frontline workers first: Harsh Vardhan

The coronavirus vaccine might be ready by the first quarter of 2021, Union health and family welfare minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday. Harsh Vardhan also said that the government is considering..
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Participation in digital health ecosystem shall be optional: Harsh Vardhan


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India adopted strategies to ensure increased investments in health to prevent future pandemics: Harsh Vardhan


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