The Supreme Court on Thursday has adjourned its hearing plea filed by Dr Jacob Puliyel seeking transparency in clinical trial data for the vaccines being administered in India under emergency use authorization as well as seeking a stay on the vaccine mandates that are being issued by authorities in various parts of the country.
The Delhi Government on Friday informed the Delhi High Court that the Central government has launched a campaign for door-to-door coronavirus vaccination drive across the country, which will be followed by all states and Union Territories.
The petitioner, Yogendra Kumar, has approached the Gujarat High Court for quashing the show cause notice dated 10.05.21 issued by Indian Air Force seeking explanation as to why the Petitioner service should not be terminated for his refusal to take the Covid-19 vaccine.
The Meghalaya High Court division bench directed the State Government to deal with the issue of vaccine hesitancy in the State in an effective manner, on a priority basis. while hearing a PIL filed by the Registrar General, High Court of Meghalaya.
A single bench of Allahabad High Court passed the denial order of pre-arrest bail to a nurse involved in criminal wastage of 29 doses of COVID vaccine while hearing a Criminal Misc Anticipatory Bail Application filed by Niha Khan.
The bench of Chief Justice D.N. Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh said it shall keep the petition pending, but added that it cannot expedite the same as if something is missed or goes wrong it will be a disaster.
The state government has responded with Standard Operating Procedure to the PIL seeking directions for formulating a policy for Covid vaccination of mentally challenged persons. After perusing the affidavit, the Bombay High Court has said it is sceptical of the measures if it would at all be effective.
The petitioner, Yogender Kumar had moved the High Court seeking direction to quash the show-cause notice in which the IAF stated his stand against vaccination verges on gross indiscipline and his continuation in service is likely to adversely impact the health of other IAF personnel.
This petition is filed by two petitioners with physical disability. They submitted that it is a well-established principle that the right to life under Article 21 of the Constitution of India includes the right to health.