Covid booster

Rise in Delhi's COVID cases: LNJP doctor flags concern, says 'booster dose must'

The Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital MD said that the cases are increasing because of the mutation of COVID and urged everyone to take precautionary vaccine doses.

published on : 6th August 2022

Odisha government seeks 1.9 crore COVID vaccine for free booster dose drive

Existing Covaxin doses of 1.5 lakh will last more than a fortnight; Covishield stock of 7.5 lakh will finish by Wednesday

published on : 19th July 2022

Day 1: 33k take free Covid booster jab in Karnataka

The free booster dose campaign for those aged between 18 and 59 years, which began on Friday in 8,000 government centres across the state, saw good response.

published on : 16th July 2022

Free Covid booster doses for all adults from July 15 till next 75 days; camps likely on pilgrimage routes, offices

‘Covid vaccine Amrit Mahotsav campaign’ to be launched at 8,000 government centres for those between 18 and 59 years, while it is already free for those above 60, health care, and frontline workers.

published on : 15th July 2022

Free Covid-19 booster doses in Telangana from Friday

While interacting with the aspirants, the Minister told the youth in the district to make use of the free training classes.

published on : 15th July 2022

Karnataka awaits central guidelines for free Covid booster shot

Move as part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’

published on : 14th July 2022

Covaxin booster dose generates 25-fold rise in antibodies: ICMR study

The year-long longitudinal cohort study started in January last year and continued till March this year. A total of 304 healthcare workers (HCWs) were included in the study. 

published on : 7th July 2022

COVID booster dose coverage of 18-59 age group at 1.57 per cent in Tamil Nadu

Free doses are available at government hospitals only for people above 60 years, health care workers and front-line workers.

published on : 7th July 2022

NTAGI sub panel recommends reducing Covid booster dose gap to six months

The panel members found a lack of uniformity in results upon mixing of jabs for booster shots and stated that no recommendation for it can be made as of now.

published on : 16th June 2022

Few takers for Covid booster dose in Chennai

With fewer cases reported, less than 15% over age of 60 have taken the dose

published on : 26th May 2022

Trade body welcomes relaxing of Covid booster dose

Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) had written to State Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar requesting the same.

published on : 13th May 2022

Cold response to Covid boosters in Kerala as fourth wave lurks

Only 18,500 jabs given to people in 45-59 age group in two weeks 

published on : 28th April 2022

Turnout for precautionary doses sees an uptick

With the government offering precautionary doses free of cost at the government hospitals, there has been reported a spike in the number of booster doses.  

published on : 27th April 2022

Delhi, Bihar government to reimburse Centre for using COVID jabs as free precaution dose

The Delhi government had written to the Union Health Ministry, saying that the uptake of precaution doses at private COVID vaccination centres was not very promising.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Delhi offers free booster dose for eligible beneficiaries in government centres amid COVID surge

It said that necessary changes have been made in the Co-WIN portal for Delhi wherein both 'online appointment and walk-in will be available'.

published on : 21st April 2022

Covid booster dose? Talk to your doctor first

Those without major health issues needn’t take it, say experts

published on : 19th April 2022

Covid booster shot cost drops, yet only few takers

“Since many private hospitals are awaiting refund instead of additional vaccines, they have no choice but to pass on the cost to patients,” Rajashekar said. 

published on : 13th April 2022

Covid booster dose for all to strengthen Covid fight: K Sudhakar

The precautionary dose of the vaccine can be taken by those who have completed nine months, or 39 weeks, after the second dose of vaccination, he told reporters on Saturday.

published on : 10th April 2022

Booster dose of COVID vaccine needed to fight against Omicron: Study

The study involved three cohorts -- a heterologous group with 18 individuals who were inadvertently administered the first dose of Covishield and the second dose of Covaxin in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Centre mulls Covid booster shot for all above 18 years; Sena MP seeks clear guidelines

Currently, healthcare and frontline workers and those above 60 years are being administered the precaution doses of Covid vaccine.

published on : 22nd March 2022
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