Covid-19 vaccination

Fear of side-effects deters parents from jabbing kids: Survey

The survey by NGOs Save the Children and Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL) also showed that even poor and illiterate people were aware (over 76%)

published on : 31st March 2022

64,387 kids to get vaccinated in Shivamogga district 

According to data obtained from the health department, a target to vaccinate 64,387 students has been set and currently, there are 40,000 Corbevax vaccines available.

published on : 16th March 2022

Aadhaar card not mandatory on CoWIN portal for COVID vaccination, Centre tells SC

The apex court took note of the submission and disposed of a plea which claimed that Aadhaar was being mandatorily insisted upon for administering COVID-19 vaccination on the CoWIN portal.

published on : 7th February 2022

Covid certificate scam busted, four held

Charminar ACP G. Biksham Reddy said copies of Aadhaar cards, vaccination certificates, mobile phones and other material were seized from the accused.

published on : 29th January 2022

Six members can be registered using one mobile number on Co-WIN: Govt

It also said that a new utility feature has been introduced under Raise an Issue and through this, beneficiary can revoke the current vaccination status from fully vaccinated to partially vaccinated.

published on : 21st January 2022

Records show Bihar doctor took five Covid vaccine jabs, probe ordered

The civil surgeon, Dr Vibha Kumari Singh, however, said she had taken the vaccine jabs only thrice as per rules.

published on : 18th January 2022

ECI writes to poll-bound states to scale up vaccination

It also issued directions to notify the new containment zones if the cases have been reported in a particular area or locations.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Centre denies expired vaccines are administered under its national Covid-19 vaccination programme.

India on Monday started vaccinating children aged 15 to 18 against the coronavirus, even as the country recorded 33,750 new Covid-19 cases and 123 deaths in the last 24 hours.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Only Covaxin for 15-18 year olds for now; precaution doses after 39 weeks of second Covid jab

Though the government document did not clarify on the type of vaccine to be available as the third dose for beneficiaries, officials said that it will be the same vaccine as the two doses before.

published on : 27th December 2021

'Unscientific': AIIMS epidemiologist assails decision to vaccinate teens

Before executing the plan, data from other countries on children vaccination should be analysed, said Dr Rai.

published on : 26th December 2021

Citizens are duty-bound to respect the prime minister: Kerala High Court

Justice PV Kunhikrishnan dismissed the petition with a hefty cost of one lakh rupees to be paid by the petitioner to the Kerala State Legal Services Authority.

published on : 21st December 2021

Prakasam third district to complete 100 per cent first dose vaccination

Meanwhile, 19,96,727 people (74.30% of the eligible beneficiaries) have received their second dose as well. 

published on : 20th December 2021

Why are you ashamed of the PM, Kerala HC asks man who objected to Modi's image on vaccine certificate

"I can close my eyes while watching TV. But my certificate is my private space," submitted the petitioner.

published on : 13th December 2021

10-day Covid vax drive in Guntur district

On the other hand, special medical camps are being set up in villages to prevent the spread of seasonal diseases. 

published on : 23rd November 2021

110 nations have agreed to mutual recognition of Covid vaccine certificates with India: Sources

On the basis of reciprocity, the travellers from all such countries which provide quarantine-free entry to Indians are allowed certain relaxations on arrival (Category A countries), the guidelines rea

published on : 18th November 2021
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