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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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Watch: Zero new Covid cases in these Indian districts in recent weeks [Video]

Watch: Zero new Covid cases in these Indian districts in recent weeks

Amid India's worst Covid wave yet, a sliver of hope emerged. The Union government revealed districts without new cases in weeks. 32 districts have not seen any new cases in almost a month. The Union..

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No new COVID case in 180 districts in the country in last 7 days: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

No new COVID case in 180 districts in the country in last 7 days: Harsh Vardhan

Union Minister of Health Harsh Vardhan chaired 25th high-level meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) to discuss COVID-19 situation. He said, "For last 7 days, 180 districts in the country have not..

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Harsh Vardhan reviews oxygen plant at Delhi's RML Hospital [Video]

Harsh Vardhan reviews oxygen plant at Delhi's RML Hospital

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan visited Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Delhi to review oxygen plant on May 07. PM CARES funded medical oxygen plant has been installed at RML Hospital. Harsh..

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HP CM Jairam Thakur urges Centre to provide 5000 D-type, 3000 B-type oxygen cylinders [Video]

HP CM Jairam Thakur urges Centre to provide 5000 D-type, 3000 B-type oxygen cylinders

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur urged central government to provide 5000 D-type and 3000 B-type oxygen cylinders. "There is no shortage of oxygen in the state but we need empty cylinders...

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‘Majority Covid patients can recover
’: Harsh Vardhan explains oxygen situation [Video]

‘Majority Covid patients can recover
’: Harsh Vardhan explains oxygen situation

Union health minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan spoke on the oxygen situation in the country. Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that more oxygen is being made available. The health minister urged patients to not panic..

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Govt allocate vaccines to states as per their performance: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

Govt allocate vaccines to states as per their performance: Harsh Vardhan

Reacting on vaccine doses allocation to different states, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on April 29 reiterated that Central government allocate vaccines to states as per their performance in..

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Don't panic majority of patients can recover at home: Health Minister [Video]

Don't panic majority of patients can recover at home: Health Minister

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on April 29 urged people not to panic and assured that majority of patients can recover at home while being in touch with doctor. "Those who need oxygen should get..

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COVID crisis: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan briefs media on oxygen shortage [Video]

COVID crisis: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan briefs media on oxygen shortage

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on April 29 said that oxygen is being made available from many sources. "Oxygen was available in adequate quantity earlier also and now it is being made available..

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COVID surge: Harsh Vardhan visits Lady Hardinge Medical College in Delhi [Video]

COVID surge: Harsh Vardhan visits Lady Hardinge Medical College in Delhi

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on April 29 visited Lady Hardinge Medical College. He inspected the hospital amid increasing COVID cases in the national capital. Vardhan was also seen speaking..

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Delhi: Harsh Vardhan asks Kejriwal govt to ‘rationalise oxygen distribution’ [Video]

Delhi: Harsh Vardhan asks Kejriwal govt to ‘rationalise oxygen distribution’

Amid complaints of oxygen shortage in Delhi hospitals, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that Delhi has been allotted more than the oxygen quota it had asked for and it is the..

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Harsh Vardhan reviews preparation at Sardar Patel COVID centre [Video]

Harsh Vardhan reviews preparation at Sardar Patel COVID centre

Owing to enormous surge in COVID-19 cases in the national capital, Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital, which resumed their operations from April 19, expanded their capacity and added 250 new..

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Delhi allotted more oxygen than asked, they now need to rationalise quota: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

Delhi allotted more oxygen than asked, they now need to rationalise quota: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said that the national capital has been allotted more medical Oxygen than what the Delhi government had asked for. He said that it is state government's..

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20 COVID patients die at Delhi's Jaipur Golden Hospital due to oxygen shortage [Video]

20 COVID patients die at Delhi's Jaipur Golden Hospital due to oxygen shortage

20 critical patients of COVID-19 died last night at the Jaipur Golden Hospital in Delhi due to shortage of medical oxygen, said hospital's Medical Director Dr DK Baluja on April 24. Several other..

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Creating temporary beds in hospitals, working on increasing manpower: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

Creating temporary beds in hospitals, working on increasing manpower: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister on April 20 said that the Centre is creating temporary beds in hospitals and is also working on increasing the manpower. "Last year, over 80% people were treated under home..

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Amid Covid surge, another national lockdown likely? Harsh Vardhan responds [Video]

Amid Covid surge, another national lockdown likely? Harsh Vardhan responds

As Covid cases continue to surge across the nation, Health Minister harsh Vardhan has said that he is not in favour of a national lockdown. He said that a lockdown was necessary in the first wave when..

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‘Congress raised doubts over vaccines’: Harsh Vardhan replies to Manmohan Singh [Video]

‘Congress raised doubts over vaccines’: Harsh Vardhan replies to Manmohan Singh

Hitting back at senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh for his critique of the government's COVID-19 management, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday alleged the second wave of the pandemic was..

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Demands by states for increasing vaccine quota arouse 'narrow political passion among masses': Vardhan

Amid demands by states for increasing vaccine quota, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said such calls arouse "narrow political passion among the masses which harm the whole-of-government..
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Sad to see health ministry occupy 'alternative reality' as 'nation gasps for breath': Tharoor

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor attacked Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday over his remarks that no fresh Covid-19 cases have been detected in 180 districts in the last seven days, saying..
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Over 9 lakh patients on oxygen support across India, 1.7 lakh on ventilator: Harsh Vardhan


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No new COVID-19 case reported in 180 districts in last 7 days: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

India reported 4,01,078 fresh COVID-19 cases and 3,18,609 discharges in the last 24 hours, according to the union health ministry.
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Centre firm in resolve to help Bengal fight Covid: Harsh Vardhan


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Covid situation going from bad to worse; PM, health minister refuses to own responsibility: Chidambaram

Asserting that the Covid-19 pandemic situation is going from bad to worse, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday alleged that prime minister Narendra Modi and health minister Harsh Vardhan are..
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1 crore doses still with states, more to be delivered in next 2-3 days: Harsh Vardhan on Covid vaccine shortage

Amid reports that several states are facing shortage of covid-19 vaccines in hospitals, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan clarified that there was no dearth of vaccine stock in the country.
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States have over 1 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses, more to be delivered in 2-3 days: Harsh Vardhan

The health minister also informed that oxygen was available in adequate quantity earlier also and now it is being made available from many sources.
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Notify medicines used in treatment of coronavirus under Essential Commodities Act, Chhattisgarh CM Baghel tells Union health minister

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel wrote to Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday, urging him to notify medicines used in the treatment of coronavirus under the Essential Commodities..
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India better prepared this year to beat Covid-19 compared to 2020: Harsh Vardhan

He made while inaugurating a series of blood donation camps at 13 locations in Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh through a webinar in the presence of minister of state for finance and..
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Govt: States now have 2 vaccine supply channels, one of them free

The norms and eligibility for Covid-19 vaccination have been eased to allow a free hand to states as well as private sector to ensure more people can get the shots quickly, health minister Harsh..
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‘No reason why states must complain now’: Harsh Vardhan on phase 3 vaccination


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Delhi allotted more than its oxygen quota, state govt's responsibility to rationalise it: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Amid complaints of oxygen shortage in Delhi hospitals, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that Delhi has been allotted more than the oxygen quota it had asked for and it is the..
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116 districts in India reported zero malaria cases in 2020: Health minister Harsh Vardhan


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PM Modi holds meeting with CMs of high Covid-19 burden states

Union home minister Amit Shah, Union railway minister Piyush Goyal, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan, and officials of the health ministry were present at the meeting along with the chief ministers..
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Madurai MP urges Union minister to renew health cover for Covid-19 warriors

Madurai MP Su Venkatesan has written to Union health minister Harsh Vardhan urging him to renew the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package Insurance Scheme for Covid-19 warriors. The expired on March 24.
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Dr Manmohan Singh's condition stable, best possible care being provided to him: Harsh Vardhan

"Followed up on Dr Manmohan Singh Ji's health with the medical team attending to him at AIIMS, Delhi. His condition is stable. Best possible care is being provided to him. We all pray for his quick..
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Twitter Faceoff: Manmohan Singh and Harsh Vardhan's letters over Covid situation spark fierce debate

A day after former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Covid situation in the country, Union minister Harsh Vardhan in turn shot a letter back to the..
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PM Modi interacts with doctors over Covid-19 situation in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with leading doctors from across the country through video conferencing over the Covid-19 situation in the country. Union health minister Dr Harsh..
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Ask Congress also to follow your advice, Harsh Vardhan writes to Manmohan Singh

A day after former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Covid situation in the country, Union minister Harsh Vardhan in turn shot a letter back at..
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Covaxin production to increase 10 times by September: Harsh Vardhan


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All possible support being extended to states to fight Covid-19: Harsh Vardhan


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Union minister Harsh Vardhan chairs high-level meet to review Covid situation amid unprecedented surge


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Covaxin production to be increased to 100 million doses per month by September 2021: Centre

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said financial support is being provided to four manufacturers to expand Covaxin vaccine production.
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Covid-appropriate behaviour biggest social tool to break the chain of transmission: Harsh Vardhan


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Harsh Vardhan to hold Covid-19 review meeting with state health ministers on Saturday


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Harsh Vardhan vows stringent action against hoarders, black marketers of Remdesivir


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Need to find ways for future emergency preparedness against emerging infections: Vardhan

The whole world is grappling with the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and it is necessary to be prepared to deal with emerging and re-emerging infections in the future, Union Health..
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Two non-BJP governed states among top 3 in terms of number of vaccines supplied: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan


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Maha Covid-19 situation 'grim', Centre has assured help: Sharad Pawar

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Thursday said the Centre has assured to help Maharashtra where the Covid-19 situation is currently "​grim".In a live address on Facebook, Pawar, whose party shares power..
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Harsh Vardhan lashes out at Maharashtra govt for saying vaccine supplies running low


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COVID-19: Maharashtra only has vaccine stocks for 3 days, says minister

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that he has already informed the situation to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan about the situation.
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Why is India seeing huge surge in COVID-19 cases? Health Minister Harsh Vardhan tells

"It is a matter of concern for us...After one year of experience, we have gained knowledge but with time, there are some lapses," he said.
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Major reason for surge in cases is laxity in following Covid-appropriate behaviour: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan, who reviewed the Covid-19 situation and progress of vaccination in Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh,..
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Covid-19: India to decide emergency use authorisation of Sputnik V vaccine today

On Tuesday, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan had said seven more Covid-19 vaccine candidates are in stages of clinical trials. He made the statement after receiving the second dose of the Covid-19..
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India provided 64 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to 84 countries: Harsh Vardhan

Union health and family welfare minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday informed that 64 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been given to 84 countries under various programs.
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Night curfews, partial lockdowns don’t work: Harsh Vardhan


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Covid: India better prepared to tackle any challenge, says Harsh Vardhan


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Govt planning to bring more population groups under Covid-19 vaccination drive: Vardhan

The Centre is planning to widen the scope of the Covid-19 immunisation drive by bringing more population groups under its ambit, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday, days after everyone..
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UT Lakshadweep, J-K's Budgam first in India to be declared TB-free: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan

Lakshadweep and Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district are the first in the country to be declared TB-free, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan Singh said on Wednesday as he called for a "TB Mukt Bharat'.
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Every person need not be vaccinated against coronavirus, health minister tells Parliament

Union heath minister Harsh Vardhan told Lok Sabha on Friday that universal immunisation is not required against coronavirus and that the government is following the recommendations of the National..
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No one should have doubts about Covid-19 vaccines: Harsh Vardhan

Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Friday, while speaking in Lok Sabha, said no one should have any doubts about the Covid-19 vaccines.He also urged everyone to take the vaccine doses without..
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Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill ensures dignity, safety, and wellbeing of women: Health minister

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan has termed as "historic" the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, recently passed by Rajya Sabha.
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Half a dozen more Covid-19 vaccines soon: Dr Harsh Vardhan


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Over six Covid-19 vaccines in offing in India: Harsh Vardhan

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday announced that more than six coronavirus vaccines will come up in India. He also said that 1.84 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered to..
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Vaccine aside, biggest challenge is sustaining Covid appropriate behaviour: Dr Harsh Vardhan


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We are in the endgame of Covid-19 pandemic in India: Harsh Vardhan


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Need to step up funding for health sector, bring equity in delivery of services: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan

"A radical improvement in government facilities for the poor rather than only glitzy hospitals for the well-heeled along with the recent moves to lower prices of essential drugs and health equipment,..
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Covid-19: Now get vaccinated 24x7 at your convenience

The Union health has given hospitals the permission to administer the Covid-19 vaccine to patients 24x7. "The government has ended the time constraint to increase the speed of vaccination. Citizens of..
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Over 23 lakh register on Day 1 of public rollout of COVID vaccines, Harsh Vardhan cites numbers could be much higher

India began the 2nd phase of the vaccination drive on March 1 by inoculating people above 60 years of age and those above 45 years with comorbidities.
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