Covid Booster Shots

Omicron threat: Karnataka CM to fly to Delhi to discuss Covid booster dose for frontline workers

The issue of vaccinating health and frontline workers has come foreword after the new variant of Covid-19 'Omicron' is making headlines.

published on : 1st December 2021

WHO panel recommends Covid vaccine booster shot for people with weak immunity

Last week, the WHO has also announced a plan to end the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring all people, everywhere, have access to vaccines.

published on : 12th October 2021

UK health service hits two million Covid booster vaccine shots mark

The National Health Service said people in the high-risk categories have been quick to take up the offer of the booster jabs ahead of winter, with a total of 2.08 million 'top ups' administered so far

published on : 9th October 2021

US President Joe Biden gets Covid booster shot after authorisation

President Joe Biden got his first shot on December 21 and his second dose three weeks later, on January 11, along with his wife, Jill Biden.

published on : 28th September 2021

US has enough Covid-19 vaccines for boosters, kids' shots

The spike in demand -- expected following last week's federal recommendation on booster shots -- would be the first significant jump in months.

published on : 26th September 2021

Joe Biden urges COVID-19 booster shots for those now eligible

The booster plan marks an important shift in the nation's vaccination drive. Britain and Israel are already giving a third round of shots over strong objections from the World Health Organization

published on : 24th September 2021

France starts COVID-19 booster shot campaign for the elderly

People can get the shot on condition a minimum six-month period has passed since they got fully vaccinated with the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.

published on : 1st September 2021

Karnataka: Six months after vaccine, health workers to be tested for Covid antibodies 

Study will provide data on level of immunity, interval between doses, necessity of booster dose 

published on : 30th August 2021

WHO calls for 'moratorium' on COVID boosters until at least Sept-end to address vaccination disparity

Ghebreyesus said ensuring increased vaccination coverage in low-income countries requires everyone's cooperation.

published on : 4th August 2021

Germany to offer Covid booster shots from September as Delta variant sparks concern

A booster shot will also be offered to anyone who received the two-dose AstraZeneca or single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Germany plans COVID-19 booster shots from September as Delta variant concerns soar

The plan also recommends promoting vaccination for those aged 12-17, which would go further than earlier guidance issued by the country's vaccine regulator.

published on : 1st August 2021