COVID Vaccination

Zimbabwe orders government workers to get COVID vaccinations

It wasn't made clear what would happen to employees who refused to be vaccinated, although there have been reports that the government would adopt a policy of not paying unvaccinated workers.

published on : 16th September 2021

Only vaccinated against Covid-19 can avail Diwali schemes in Puducherry: LG

Dr Soundararajan said that 35 per cent of the population in the UT was not vaccinated and added that a list of those left out is being prepared with the assistance of the PHCs.

published on : 16th September 2021

Largest colleges in US offer mix of COVID vaccine requirements

At most of the largest public universities, students aren't obligated to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

published on : 16th September 2021

EU pledges 200 million more COVID vaccine doses to Africa

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday that the new donation to be fully delivered by the middle of next year comes on top of 250 million already pledged.

published on : 15th September 2021

British PM Boris Johnson to set out lockdown-free winter COVID plan

Under the autumn-winter proposals, the government is set to repeal some powers of its emergency Coronavirus Act, brought in to tackle the pandemic last year.

published on : 13th September 2021

Greece launches mandatory testing for unvaccinated workers, free testing kits for school students

Public and private sector employees will have to pay for weekly tests or carry a vaccination certificate to gain access to their place of work.

published on : 13th September 2021

Only fully vaccinated staff to enter government offices in Telangana from October 1

 The State government is likely to allow only those employees who have been fully vaccinated with two doses to enter government offices from October 1.

published on : 12th September 2021

Uttar Pradesh now administering more daily Covid vaccine jabs than the US

The state has administered over 14.88 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours. So far, Uttar Pradesh has administered 8,62,37,882 cumulative doses of the Covid vaccine.

published on : 11th September 2021

US President Joe Biden's vaccine rules to set off barrage of legal challenges

The Biden administration's new expansive rules mandate that all employers with more than 100 workers require them to be vaccinated or test for the virus weekly, affecting about 80 million Americans.

published on : 11th September 2021

GHMC to soon achieve 100% single-dose vaccination

GHMC will have to wait a few more days before securing the coveted tag of being 100 per cent vaccinated with at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

published on : 11th September 2021

In Andhra Pradesh, 293 students, 143 teachers test positive in September first week

Officials informed Education Minister A Suresh that over 97.5% of teachers in the State have been vaccinated so far, as he directed them to take all precautionary measures to prevent Covid spread.

published on : 11th September 2021

PM Narendra Modi chairs high-level meeting on COVID situation, vaccination

The meeting comes a day after Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said India is still going through the second wave of COVID-19 and it is not over yet.

published on : 10th September 2021

Covid vaccine: No first dose? Compulsory leave for Punjab govt employees from Sept 15

At the high-level virtual Covid review meeting held on Friday, the chief minister said vaccine effectiveness is evident from the data being analysed.

published on : 10th September 2021

Biden takes steps to vaccinate rest of America amid rapid rise in COVID cases

The Biden Administration has been successful in vaccinating a significantly large population of the country, but the fact that about 25 per cent of eligible Americans remain unvaccinated.

published on : 10th September 2021

Mumbai crosses one crore COVID-19 vaccination mark: BMC data

According to the BMC, 71,61,427 beneficiaries have been given the first dose of the vaccine, while 28,80,152 have received both shots.

published on : 8th September 2021
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