Vaccination

DigiYatra app to ensure quick check-in at Delhi International Airport

Now, passengers will submit their biometrics and other details through this app and it will remain stored for all the flights he or they will take at the Delhi airport’s Terminal 3.

published on : 16th August 2022

Chandigarh vendor offers free 'Chhole Bhature' to those taking third dose of Covid vaccine

The 45-year-old vendor, Sanjay Rana, is concerned over the complacency which has set in among the public, and says not many of those eligible for the booster shot are coming forward to get the jab.

published on : 31st July 2022

Vaccinating kids with one syringe: MP officer suspended, ‘nurse’ arrested

A criminal case has been registered against the vaccinator, who is said to be a nursing student engaged by the health department to vaccinate the children. 

published on : 29th July 2022

Centre asks all depts to organise free Covid vaccination camps at workplaces

The initiative would be implemented at government Covid-19 vaccination centres for 75 days from July 15 to September 30, 2022, said the order issued to all central government ministries/departments.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Whole nation is indebted to medical fraternity for services during pandemic: BJP Chief

Nadda said that India on July 17 crossed the historic 200 crores Covid vaccination mark as a big achievement for the country.

published on : 21st July 2022

'Red alert for child health': 25 million kids missed routine vaccinations in 2021 because of COVID pandemic

Scientists said low vaccine coverage rates had already resulted in preventable outbreaks of diseases like measles and polio.

published on : 15th July 2022

States, UTs asked to hold special Covid vaccination camps; Centre puts emphasis on second, precaution doses for Sputnik V recipients

Being implemented in a 'mission mode', this special Covid vaccination drive is part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.

published on : 14th July 2022

'Free Covid precaution doses will create healthier country': PM Modi

As part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations, free precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be administered to all citizens above the age of 18 at government vaccination centres from July 15.

published on : 13th July 2022

Students' attendance drops in schools at schools in Odisha's Cuttack

The vaccination coverage in the 12 to 15 age group has so far been 65.7 per cent in Cuttack's rural areas and 47.12 per cent in city area.

published on : 12th July 2022

NTAGI panel recommends use of Covid vaccines Corbevax, Covaxin for kids aged 5-12 years

However, there was no decision on introducing these vaccines in the vaccination programme.

published on : 9th July 2022

Har Ghar Dastak: 9 lakh houses visited in Delhi, only 1.75 lakh say yes to Covid booster shots

According to officials in the health wing of the Delhi government, people are avoiding getting the precaution dose as they have become careless and relaxed following the fall in cases.

published on : 8th July 2022

Tamil Nadu's mega anti-Covid vaccine camp on July 10 to target 1.45 crore people

Health minister Ma Subramanian said they were expecting to inoculate 1,45,00,000 people during this mega camp which is the 31st camp the state has conducted since September 12, 2021.

published on : 6th July 2022

Vaccine protects people of all body weights: Lancet

The Covid-19 vaccines protect people of all body weights from hospitalisation and death, according to a study published in the journal, The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, on Friday.

published on : 2nd July 2022

WHO urges Southeast Asia to scale up Covid vaccination; praises India’s vax drive

WHO said India would soon mark 2 billion doses, accounting for nearly two-thirds of all vaccine doses administered in the region.

published on : 1st July 2022

Ensure people are asymptomatic and fully vaccinated to attend public gatherings: Centre

The Centre’s directions came as the country saw a spike in Covid cases.

published on : 29th June 2022

Covid-19: Centre asks states to launch fresh vaccination drive as a part of preventive measures

India has reported 11,793 new cases and 27 deaths due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, per the union health ministry data.

published on : 28th June 2022

Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics to double as Covid vaccination centres

This is a major step toward further increasing the vaccination rate in the capital, after a door-to-door campaign.

published on : 28th June 2022

Novak Djokovic repeats no vaccination stance as US Open slips away

With no sign of the US authorities relaxing their rule requiring all visitors to be vaccinated, Djokovic admitted Saturday that Wimbledon, which starts Monday, will be his last Slam of 2022.

published on : 26th June 2022

Only 18 per cent in 18-59 years age group receive 3rd vaccine dose

Despite the surge in Covid-19 cases sparking some concern, Delhi residents have not shown much enthusiasm to get the booster shot.

published on : 18th June 2022

After two-year hiatus, over 2,200 pilgrims from Bihar set to go on Hajj

Addressing a 'Duaiya' function here late on Sunday evening, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his good wishes to those "chosen by God for this extraordinary opportunity".

published on : 13th June 2022
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