COVID 19 Vaccination Drive

Crowd seen outside closed vaccination centre in Mumbai

"Due to unavailability of stock, the BKC COVID vaccination centre will be non-functional temporarily untill further orders," read a poster stock outside the centre.

published on : 9th April 2021

Centre asks all its employees aged 45 years and above to get themselves vaccinated

The government has been monitoring the situation very closely, and based on the strategy adopted for prioritising the groups for vaccination to contain the spread of COVlD-19.

published on : 6th April 2021

India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage near 8-crore mark

The Ministry said that eight States account for 60 per cent of the cumulative vaccine doses given so far. Maharashtra alone accounts for 9.72 per cent of the total doses given in the country.

published on : 5th April 2021

Over 2.4 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered so far across India

83.76 per cent of the new cases are from Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

published on : 10th March 2021

Iran starts limited COVID vaccinations with Russian Sputnik V shots

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has banned imports of the American and Britain vaccines, a reflection of mistrust toward the West.

published on : 9th February 2021

Vaccine nationalism exacerbates global faultlines

Wealthy nations have turned towards subsiding their own pharmaceutical companies and locking in vaccine supplies for their population.

published on : 8th February 2021

Bangladesh kicks off countrywide COVID-19 vaccination drive

Health Minister Zahid Maleque, who inaugurated the campaign, urged people not to spread propaganda against the vaccine, saying it is safe and has no side effects.

published on : 7th February 2021

India becomes fastest country to reach 4 mln COVID-19 vaccination mark

In the last 24 hours, 1,88,762 healthcare workers were vaccinated across 3,845 sessions. 76,576 sessions have been conducted so far.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Nepal launches COVID-19 vaccination drive with vaccines gifted by India

Dr Sagar Rajbhandari, director of Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku was the first among the front-line workers to receive the jab, according to Health Ministry sources.

published on : 27th January 2021

20.29 lakh healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19 across India so far: Centre

In view of Republic Day celebrations across the country, limited number of sessions in limited States were conducted, the union health ministry said.

published on : 26th January 2021

Covaxin jabs administered in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district

All 16 sessions planned for shots conducted across Krishna district, no case of Adverse Events Following Immunisation reported on sixth day in Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Ahead of Saturday’s Covid vaccine rollout, healthcare workers divided on getting jab

A doctor, who worked in the Covid-19 ICU of a private hospital in Chennai for seven months, said that he would not get himself inoculated.

published on : 12th January 2021

89 sites identified for rolling out Covid-19 vaccination drive in Delhi

The hospitals where the COVID-19 shots will be administered include AIIMS, Safdarjung, Lok Nayak, GTB, Hindu Rao, Max, Fortis, Apollo, BL Kapur and Sir Gangaram.

published on : 11th January 2021

88 vaccine stores, 2767 cold chain points: Karnataka gears up to battle COVID

The two largest storage facilities are in Bengaluru and Belagavi, followed by five regional spaces in Chitradurga, Kalaburagi, Dakshina Kannada, Mysuru and Bagalkot.

published on : 10th January 2021

IMA asks its members to participate in COVID-19 vaccination drive

India's drugs regulator had recently approved Oxford COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute, and indigenously developed Covaxin of Bharat Biotech for restricted emergency use

published on : 8th January 2021
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