Vaccine booster

CM Jagan wants wait time for third jab shortened

CM Jagan Mohan Reddy wants the interval between second & booster doses reduced from 9 months to 6 months to help frontline warriors.

published on : 18th January 2022

Covid vaccine booster dose confusion prevails at Telangana PHCs

While all those above 60 are being administered the vaccine in some PHCs, in others, only those who have crossed the age of 60 and are with comorbidities are being vaccinated.

published on : 14th January 2022

Over 50,000 receive Covid vaccine booster dose on day 1

People also resented poor arrangements at some of the centres where the elderly people with comorbidities had to stand in queue for a long time.

published on : 11th January 2022

Odisha orders 5 lakh OmiSure kits to detect Omicron cases

Daily positivity rate in Odisha also declined marginally to 6.5 per cent from 6.72 per cent on the previous day due to an increasing number of tests.

published on : 11th January 2022

1,12,575 get Covid vaccine booster doses on Day 1 in Andhra Pradesh

The number was expected to increase further as the details were being uploaded to the CoWin portal till late evening.

published on : 11th January 2022

Polling officials in Odisha to get booster dose

Elderly persons, frontline workers will also get the precaution dose

published on : 1st January 2022

Johnson & Johnson Covid booster highly effective against severe Omicron: Study

Antibody levels rose steadily after two Pfizer shots and a J&J shot, and were at higher levels after four weeks.

published on : 31st December 2021

Israel approves 4th vaccine dose for most vulnerable

Last week, Chile announced that it would start offering a fourth dose in February.

published on : 31st December 2021

75 lakh people need booster dose in Andhra Pradesh: Officials

About 75 lakh people, including teenagers in the age group of 15-18, are estimated to be given the booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine in the state in the wake of Omicron threat.

published on : 28th December 2021

Booster dose should be of same vaccination brand: Experts in Karnataka

Research shows crossover vaccines are more effective, but no local supportive data; State awaiting directions from the Centre

published on : 27th December 2021

'Gap between 2nd Covid vaccine shot and precaution dose likely to be 9-12 months'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a televised address to the nation on Saturday night, announced that a "precaution dose" for healthcare and frontline workers would be administered from January 10.

published on : 26th December 2021

Centre has accepted my suggestion for COVID vaccine booster dose: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi asserted that the protection of vaccines and booster shots has to be provided to every citizen of the country.

published on : 26th December 2021

When will government provide COVID-19 vaccine booster shots: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi said that going by the current vaccination rate, 42 per cent of the population will be vaccinated by December 2021.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Bharat Biotech seeks nod for phase-three trials of intranasal COVID vaccine as booster dose

An intranasal vaccine as a booster dose would be easier to administer in mass vaccination campaigns and has the potential to prevent transmission.

published on : 20th December 2021

Booster dose effective against Omicron, UK study finds

A third top-up dose does seem to boost immunity against the new variant, based on an analysis of data from 581 Omicron cases, UKHSA said.

published on : 10th December 2021
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