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published on : 18th November 2022

Booster doses till stock lasts in Odisha

The health authorities have urged people to get their booster shots at the earliest in view of the festive congregations and the winter season.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Get Covid booster dose by Sept 30, doubt it’ll be free after: Tamil Nadu Health Minister

Health minister Ma Subramanian on Sunday said it was still difficult to convince people to take booster dose and urged them to make use of the next five days to take it for free.

published on : 26th September 2022

Health dept urges people to take Covid booster before Sept 30

Director of Family Welfare and nodal officer of Covid vaccination Dr Bijay Panigrahy said only 25 per cent of the targeted beneficiaries have received the precaution dose in the last 45 days.

published on : 4th September 2022

Poor response for booster dose in Dharwad, some allege government cooking up vaccination data

Many people in the district have been alleging that the government has been involved in cooking up fake data with the help of health department workers to showcase a high success rate.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Mega vax camps to be held on all Sundays in September: TN Health Minister

The minister was speaking to reporters at the Government Kilpauk Medical College Hospital after inaugurating the Institute of Radio Diagnosis, the upgraded Department of Radiology.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Just 12.7% of eligible people in TN have taken Covid-19 booster shot

DPH data highlight the need to raise awareness and improve vaccination coverage

published on : 22nd August 2022

Those with covid booster shots are safer: Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia

"Only 10 per cent of the patients were infected with the Covid after the third dose,” said Sisodia. 

published on : 17th August 2022

Ma Subramanian launches Corbevax booster dose drive in TN

Health Minister Ma Subramanian launched a drive to administer Corbevax booster doses to recipients aged 18 years and above in Tamil Nadu on Friday.

published on : 13th August 2022

Govt urges people to take Covid booster shot

Dr Sudhakar warns hospitals against denying treatment to Covid patients

published on : 12th August 2022

Biden to sign USD 280 billion CHIPS act in bid to boost US over China

"We are going to invest it in America," Biden said on Friday. "We're going to make it in America. We're going to win the economic competition of the 21st century in America."

published on : 9th August 2022

Short supply of covid vaccines hits booster coverage in Odisha 

The Health department officials admitted that the shortage of vaccines has hit the precaution dose drive in rural parts of the State after the free dose for the 18-59 years age group.

published on : 8th August 2022

Rise in Delhi's COVID cases: LNJP doctor flags concern, says 'booster dose must'

The Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital MD said that the cases are increasing because of the mutation of COVID and urged everyone to take precautionary vaccine doses.

published on : 6th August 2022

87 per cent people in Odisha yet to receive booster shots

Not only the precaution dose, but the second dose coverage in around eight districts is also low as 25 lakh people are yet to take their second jab.

published on : 5th August 2022

People who skipped booster are most vulnerable to severe Covid

An analysis of recent Covid fatalities in the State revealed that around 80 per cent (pc) of the victims who succumbed to the disease in the last one month had not taken the precautionary dose.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Chinese booster rocket makes uncontrolled return to Earth, says US officials

China has poured billions of dollars into space flight and exploration as it seeks to build a program that reflects its stature as a rising global power.

published on : 31st July 2022

Odisha government seeks 1.9 crore COVID vaccine for free booster dose drive

Existing Covaxin doses of 1.5 lakh will last more than a fortnight; Covishield stock of 7.5 lakh will finish by Wednesday

published on : 19th July 2022

CM Arvind Kejriwal urges Delhiites to get booster doses soon

About 3.5 crore Covid-19 doses have been administered so far in Delhi, of which 1.81 crore are first doses while1.53 crore are second.  Only 18.5 lakh booster shots have been given so far.

published on : 18th July 2022

Get vaxxed to taper off Covid: Bommai

Our aim is to vaccinate all those above the age of 18 in 7,500 govt centres, says Sudhakar

published on : 17th July 2022

Day 1: 33k take free Covid booster jab in Karnataka

The free booster dose campaign for those aged between 18 and 59 years, which began on Friday in 8,000 government centres across the state, saw good response.

published on : 16th July 2022
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