Covid vaccination

Centre flags slow pace of Covid vaccination in some states, announces campaign to raise uptake

So far, nearly 192 crore Covid-19 vaccine shots have been administered. But less than 17 lakh people aged 18-59 years have opted for the booster doses.

published on : 20th May 2022

Biological E cuts price of its Covid-19 vaccine Corbevax to Rs 250 per dose

For end-user, the price would be Rs 400 a dose, including taxes and administration charges, added the pharmaceutical company.

published on : 16th May 2022

NTAGI endorses precaution dose before nine-month waiting period for those travelling abroad: Sources

However, no recommendation as of now has been made by the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) over reducing the gap between the second dose and the precaution jab.

published on : 6th May 2022

Vaccines for kids below 12 years soon? Covid-19 working group of NTAGI to review data

According to officials, the need for vaccination for children in this age group was felt after many children in Delhi and the NCR region were infected with Covid-19 in April, soon after schools opened

published on : 2nd May 2022

Singapore: Two Indian origin men get jail for lying on vaccination status

The trio later went to Sentosa, an island resort, for drinks and decided to go to Bikini Bar, as their first choice, Coastes bar, was crowded.

published on : 28th April 2022

Covid vaccination of teenagers in Odisha slows down, 58 per cent double jabbed

The Covid vaccination for the 12-14 years age group had begun on March 16.

published on : 16th April 2022

Coming soon: CoWIN clones for other vaccines and blood bank registry

NHA chief R.S. Sharma said, "We will create one platform for the blood bank system and another for the universal immunisation programme."

published on : 14th April 2022

Data on Covid hospitalisation needed to understand efficacy of vaccines: Kang 

The country needs a good database to analyse and measure what interventions are required to tackle public health problems, she asserted. 

published on : 12th April 2022

60-year-old in Germany gets 90 Covid-19 shots!

It was not immediately clear what impact the approximately 90 shots of COVID-19 vaccines, which were from different brands, had on the man's personal health.

published on : 5th April 2022

'Totally baseless': Kerala rejects reports over COVID vaccination for children being derailed in state

The drive is being done via the Centre's COWIN portal and a vaccination bulletin is published in this regard on the website of the state health department, Health Minister Veena George said.

published on : 5th April 2022

Tamil Nadu withdraws order making COVID vaccination mandatory to be in public space

Dr TS Selvavinayagam, Director of Public Health, told DDHS  that the decision was taken in view of the fall in COVID cases, the Centre lifting all restrictions laid down.

published on : 4th April 2022

MP: Four girls fall sick after COVID vaccination, stable now

Nearly 50 children in the 12-14 age group were administered vaccine doses at the Aamdara primary health centre on Thursday.

published on : 25th March 2022

COVID vaccination for children in 12-14 age group to begin on March 23 in MP

The MP immunisation director also said that 11.43 core doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccines have been administered so far in the state.

published on : 19th March 2022

Lack of awareness, exams caused low turnout of COVID jabs in Delhi for 12-14 age group: Officials

Vaccination officers deployed at the centres said they are hoping the pace of the drive to pick up over the weekend when the schools are closed.

published on : 17th March 2022

Delhi has poor response on first day of COVID vaccination for 12-14 age-group

Some schools were not even aware if the vaccination for the new batch had to begin, while some reported lack of vaccines and some stated that they could not inform the parents at a short notice.

published on : 17th March 2022
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