It may be noted that the booster dose was administered for free at government healthcare institutions in the State until September 30.
The Chief Medical Officer did not respond to allegations that the children were "forcibly vaccinated without informing their parents".
The Covid vaccines protected hospitalised patients and prevented deaths, according to the latest findings of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) study based on hospital records.
Covid Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) chairman Dr M K Sudarshan said that since the number of Covid cases has reduced, people are generally taking it easy and not taking the vaccine.
An increase in the chances of getting rabies infection has prompted health experts to recommend all to take anti-rabies vaccine before the animal attack.
A total of 275 animals have recovered from the infection in Delhi so far, and the number of active cases stands at 296.
Scrapping the mask mandate, to be synchronous with the push for improved coverage of precaution doses has left health experts in a dispute.
“The disease has not affected the elderly but those who were born after routine immunisation for smallpox was stopped in the country,” he said.
To discuss the possibilities of a stray dog-free Kerala, a group of activists convened a meeting in the wake of rising cases of dog bites in the state.
Although the subject of the book is academic in nature, it is far from being a dry collection of facts and figures.
The court directed the government to ensure that the hospitals concerned get an adequate stock of medicines required for such treatment.
It has assigned 78 veterinary doctors for the vaccination drive which will start on September 20.
Animal Husbandry also said that Rs 1 crore should be made available from the District Planning Committee for the procurement of vaccines and medicines useful in curbing the ailment.
Local Self-Government Minister M B Rajesh said a month-long drive to vaccinate the strays will begin from September 20.
On September 6, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) had approved its intranasal Covid vaccine iNCOVACC for restricted emergency use in those aged above 18 years.
It is the first time the isolated regime officially announced its plans for vaccination since the start of the pandemic.
More than 1,000 dogs around Kuno National Park given anti-rabies shots before arrival of cheetahs from Africa
Eight cheetahs - five males and three females - are expected to reach KNP from Namibia on August 17.
As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, the Central Drugs Laboratory is entrusted with the task of ensuring the quality of the anti-rabies vaccines and issuance of certificates.
Announcing the achievements, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya termed it a 'big boost to India's fight against Covid-19.
Govt found wanting; Supreme Court to hear PIL on growing stray dog attacks and rabies deaths on Friday