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Harsh Vardhan is an Indian otorhinolaryngologist. He was the 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. Vardhan has been prominent in the Indian government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He later resigned to his cabinet post ahead of the cabinet reshuffle in July 2021.

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Out: Prasad, Vardhan, Javadekar, Pokhriyal

The exit of 12 ministers came as a surprise element as well-known faces like health minister Harsh Vardhan, information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar and law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad..
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Ahead of Cabinet expansion, President accepts resignations of 12 Union ministers including Harsh Vardhan, Javadekar, RS Prasad

Ahead of Union Cabinet reshuffle and expansion, 12 Union Ministers including Ravi Shankar Prasad, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Prakash Javadekar and D.V. Sadananda Gowda have resigned from their posts of Council..
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Health minister Harsh Vardhan resigns


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Dr Harsh Vardhan, other Ministers resign ahead of Union Cabinet expansion today

Ahead of the Union Cabinet expansion at 6 pm, several Union Ministers, including Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, resigned from their posts on Wednesday. Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank..
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PM Narendra Modi Cabinet reshuffle LIVE Updates: Harsh Vardhan resigns as Union Health Minister

Earlier on Wednesday, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar had also resigned from the Cabinet.
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There is no vaccine for the virus of ignorance: Harsh Vardhan's dig at Rahul Gandhi

Health minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday took a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his tweet questioning vaccine availability in the country. In a sharp attack, Vardhan said, "There is no vaccine..
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Health Minister says 12 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine to be available in July

Dr Harsh Vardhan slammed political leaders over irresponsible statements on the vaccination drive and urged them to not create panic.
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India believes there is urgent need for major reforms in WHO: Health minister Harsh Vardhan


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Anti Covid vaccination propaganda harming poor the most: Harsh Vardhan


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Coronavirus mutated and citizens let down guard, leading to second wave: Harsh Vardhan


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Rahul accuses govt of saving PM's image amid vaccine shortage; Harsh Vardhan hits back

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged the government was busy saving the prime minister's image while Covid-19 took its toll on the people of the country, drawing a sharp retort from Health..
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Union health minister chairs 28th GoM, says India's Covid-19 recovery rate improving

Union minister of health and family welfare (MoH&FW) Dr Harsh Vardhan chaired the 28th meeting of the Groupof Ministers (GoM) on Monday and said that India has 14,01,609 active Covid cases. He added..
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Harsh Vardhan launches 'revamped' health schemes on IT platform of NHA


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WHO honours Union health minister Harsh Vardhan for work in area of tobacco control


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Reduce avoidable wastage of vaccines: Harsh Vardhan to Rajasthan


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World No Tobacco Day 2021: Harsh Vardhan leads pledge to keep away from tobacco

Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Monday led the pledge to keep away from Tobacco on the occasion of 'World No Tobacco Day' 2021. The theme of the "World No Tobacco Day" 2021 is "Commit to..
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AIIMS RDA urge Vardhan to implement gargle lavage method in detection of Covid

The Resident Doctors Association of the AIIMS on Sunday wrote to Union health minister Harsh Vardhan urging him to implement the gargle lavage method in detection of Covid-19 and also give due credit..
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Despite its own needs, India ensured supply of medicines to 123 partner countries: Harsh Vardhan

India ensured supply of medicines to 123 partner countries despite its own needs amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and has also been active in global efforts to develop “diagnostics, therapeutics and..
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'Politics on corpses, Congress style': Harsh Vardhan hits back at Rahul Gandhi over Covid deaths tweet


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Providing essential services help maintain people's trust in health system: Harsh Vardhan


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After Harsh Vardhan rap, Ramdev eats his words

Harsh Vardhan called Ramdev’s statement on allopathic medicines “extremely unfortunate” and said healthcare workers did a tremendous job fighting against Covid-19 day in and day out to save..
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Baba Ramdev issues apology after 'extremely unfortunate' remarks on allopathy, here's what he said

Dr Harsh Vardhan had asked Baba Ramdev to withdraw his remark, saying it disrespects 'corona warriors' and can break the morale of healthcare workers.
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Harsh Vardhan asks Ramdev to withdraw objectionable comments about allopathy, Corona warriors


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India will be in position to vaccinate all adults by end of year: Harsh Vardhan


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Combating Covid-19: Govt aims to conduct 25 lakh tests per day, says Harsh Vardhan

As the daily Covid-19 cases continue to see a steady decline, Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said that the government aims to ramp up daily testing to 25 lakh per day.
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Covid-19: 17 new labs soon for genome sequencing

Amid rising concerns about new SARS-CoV2 variants and a surge in Covid-19 cases, the government plans to add 17 laboratories to the INSACOG (Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Consortia) network to increase..
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DRDO says its anti-COVID drug 2-DG should work against various strains

The first batch of the anti-COVID drug was released by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday.
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Rajnath Singh releases first batch of DRDO's anti-COVID oral drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose, details inside

Rajnath Singh handed over the anti-COVID drug to his cabinet colleague Harsh Vardhan who handed over it to Delhi AIIMS director.
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Harsh Vardhan to interact with health ministers of UP, Andhra, MP, Gujarat to review Covid-19 situation


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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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