COVID vaccine drive

COVID vaccine beneficiaries in Chhattisgarh can now choose between Covishield or Covaxin

The state health minister T S Singhdeo was earlier not in favour of using indigenous Covaxin until its efficacy was proven through the clinical trial processes.

published on : 15th March 2021

'Total anarchy': Kerala's COVID vaccination management goes for a toss, citizens complain

he barrage of complaints continued even after Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced that a streamlining process would be initiated for better vaccine delivery and crowd management.

published on : 8th March 2021

Philippines launches COVID vaccination drive amid supply problems

The Philippines was among the last Southeast Asian countries to receive its first batch of vaccine due to delivery delays although it has reported more than 576,000 infections.

published on : 1st March 2021

Ready, steady, jab: 93 COVID vaccine centres across Telangana to open at 9 am in second phase

Each of these 93 centres will have a capacity of 200 beneficiaries and the registrations will be done on the CoWIN app only.

published on : 1st March 2021

All above 60, 45-plus with comorbidities to get Covid vaccine from March 1

The vaccines will be administered at 10,000 government facilities free of cost and also be offered at 20,000 private facilities where they will be chargeable.  

published on : 24th February 2021

Over 1 crore COVID vaccine doses administered in India: Health Ministry

Of the 1,04,49,942 doses administered, Joint Secretary in the Union Health Ministry, Mandeep Bhandari, said 70,52,845 vaccine doses were administered to healthcare workers.

published on : 19th February 2021

COVID-19 immunisation drive: 14,965 beneficiaries receive vaccine shots in Delhi

The overall turnout was about 55 per cent in 268 vaccination centres of the national capital. The immunisation drive, which started on January 16, picked up pace in the last one week.

published on : 16th February 2021

Over 93,000 police personnel to get COVID jab in Telangana

On the first day, around 5,000 police personnel from Hyderabad city police and a 1,000 more from other districts will be vaccinated.  

published on : 6th February 2021

Nearly 4.5 million beneficiaries vaccinated against COVID-19 in 19 days: Health Ministry

In the last 24 hours, 3,10,604 people were vaccinated across 8,041 sessions. 84,617 sessions have been conducted so far.

published on : 4th February 2021

Huge snowstorm hits US east coast, disrupts COVID vaccinations

The most snowfall to have blanketed America's commercial capital was 27.5 inches, over three days, in January 2016.

published on : 2nd February 2021

Defer COVID vaccination for police till end of panchayat polls in Andhra Pradesh: APPOA

the association representatives and other senior police officers explained the hardships of the police due to the conduct of the election and vaccination drive at the same time, to DGP Gautam Sawang.

published on : 30th January 2021

Asha worker in Andhra Pradesh dies after COVID jab? Family demands ex gratia 

According to her family members, she fainted and became unconscious on Thursday night, a day after receiving the vaccine.

published on : 25th January 2021

Challenges, complexities over COVID vaccines

Conventionally, vaccines have always been thoroughly tested across the population for several years. But the time is different now as governments and institutions were forced to squeeze the timeline.

published on : 24th January 2021

Nearly 7,000 healthcare workers in Delhi turn up for COVID vaccine on fifth day of inoculation

The number of people vaccinated on Thursday accounted for 81 per cent of the targeted figure of 8,100. 24 people suffered from adverse events following immunisation (AEFIs).

published on : 24th January 2021

Odisha leads with 83 per cent COVID vaccination coverage

Additional Chief Secretary of Health department PK Mohapatra said the vaccination coverage has been satisfactory as despite one day off the State has covered maximum number of beneficiaries.

published on : 23rd January 2021
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