booster dose

Ma Subramanian launches Corbevax booster dose drive in TN

Health Minister Ma Subramanian launched a drive to administer Corbevax booster doses to recipients aged 18 years and above in Tamil Nadu on Friday.

published on : 13th August 2022

Govt urges people to take Covid booster shot

Dr Sudhakar warns hospitals against denying treatment to Covid patients

published on : 12th August 2022

87 per cent people in Odisha yet to receive booster shots

Not only the precaution dose, but the second dose coverage in around eight districts is also low as 25 lakh people are yet to take their second jab.

published on : 5th August 2022

CM Arvind Kejriwal urges Delhiites to get booster doses soon

About 3.5 crore Covid-19 doses have been administered so far in Delhi, of which 1.81 crore are first doses while1.53 crore are second.  Only 18.5 lakh booster shots have been given so far.

published on : 18th July 2022

Only 5-7 per cent  in 18-60-year group have taken booster dose: NK Arora

Speaking with this newspaper, Arora said, even among those above 60 years, the booster dose coverage is around 40-45 per cent, which is very low.

published on : 10th 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

Gap between second Covid jab and booster dose reduced from 9 to 6 months

The Standing Technical Sub-Committee of the NTAGI in June recommended reducing the gap between the second and precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

published on : 6th July 2022

Booster dose gives effective results against Covid, shows AIIMS study

The report added that a greater risk of re-infections was observed during the omicron surge as compared to previous pandemic periods. 

published on : 6th July 2022

West Delhi district ranks first in giving booster jabs

With over 2 lakh doses, West Delhi district has administered the highest number of precaution doses against Covid-19 till Tuesday, official data showed. 

published on : 29th June 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

Pfizer to seek Covid booster for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds

In a small study, 140 youngsters who'd already gotten two shots were given a booster six months later, and researchers found the extra shot generally revved up their immune response.

published on : 15th April 2022

Public complacency responsible for low uptake of booster dose of COVID vaccines: Experts

AIIMS Chief Dr Randeep Guleria said unlike in the past, people have less fear of the disease now and due to declining COVID-19 cases they have become complacent.

published on : 14th April 2022

Delhi reports slow pace of booster dose administration

Main reason is nine-month gap required between doses; many assume Covid-19 is over

published on : 14th April 2022

Praja Arogya Vedika demands free booster dose

The Praja Arogya Vedika has said that the government should supply free booster vacciness to all citizens. 

published on : 12th April 2022

Over 9,500 precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccines given on April 10

All those above the age of 18 who have completed nine months after the administration of the second dose are eligible for the precaution dose.

published on : 11th April 2022

Slow start to booster programme in city, less than 500 jabs till 7.30 PM

The Covid-19 booster dose vaccination drive got off to a slow start in Delhi on Sunday. Several hospitals did not administer the dose.

published on : 11th April 2022

On Day 1, booster doses sold at higher prices

A resident of Jeevan Bhima Nagar, was happy to be the first person to take the Covid-19 booster dose. The drive began for those above 18 years across private hospitals in the state on Sunday.

published on : 11th April 2022
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