coronavirus

COVID-19 vaccination launched in Bengal; 75 percent of targeted beneficiaries inoculated

Around 21,000 beneficiaries were supposed to be vaccinated at 207 centres across the state on the first day, but 16,500 people got the vaccine till about 6 pm when the process concluded.

published on : 16th January 2021

COVID-19 inoculation drive successfully conducted on first day: Health ministry

The COVID-19 vaccination drive was successfully conducted on the first day, Additional Secretary in the Union health ministry Manohar Agnani said during a press briefing.

published on : 16th January 2021

2,910 new coronavirus cases in Maharashtra with 50 new deaths, 3,039 recoveries

Mumbai city reported 571 new cases during the day, which pushed its overall case count to 3,02,226, while its death toll rose to 11,237 with eight new fatalities.

published on : 16th January 2021

UK doctors, police warn public against COVID-19 con artists

England's senior doctors have joined hands with Action Fraud and the National Crime Agency (NCA) to issue joint advice reminding people that vaccines are only available for free at the NHS

published on : 16th January 2021

These Chennai healthcare staff overcome fear and family pressure to take COVID-19 vaccine

While it was mostly senior doctors who took the COVID-19 vaccine in Tamil Nadu on the inaugural day, some healthcare workers cast their fears aside and also went ahead to take the jab

published on : 16th January 2021

When will poor will get free COVID vaccine, asks former Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav

The former Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav said he has faith in doctors of the country but not the government.

published on : 16th January 2021

Doctors hesitant to take jab as COVID-19 vaccination drive begins in Vellore region

"Why should I take the vaccine. They are trying to hold the trial using us even before complete data on trials, efficacy and safety is released," said a govt medical college professor

published on : 16th January 2021

Healthcare workers at Delhi hospital treated with chocolates, cakes, juices after COVID-19 vaccine shots

Dr Vikas Dogra, head of the pulmonology department, was the first health worker who received the vaccination at the hospital.

published on : 16th January 2021

Bangladesh COVID-19 cases rise to 527,063, death toll reaches 7,883

Bangladesh recorded the highest daily new cases of 4,019 on July 2 and the highest number of 64 deaths on June 30 last year.

published on : 16th January 2021

COVID-19 in Delhi: 299 fresh cases, 6 more deaths; positivity rate dips to 0.42 per cent

The active cases tally on Saturday dropped to 2,691 from 2,795 the previous day, while the positivity rate dropped to 0.42 per cent.

published on : 16th January 2021

Active COVID-19 cases fall below 2,000 mark in AP after more than 7 months

While 114 fresh cases were reported in 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday, the state also saw 326 recoveries and zero deaths, a health department bulletin said.

published on : 16th January 2021

Consent form for Covaxin assures compensation in case of adverse events

Covaxin has demonstrated the ability to produce antibodies against COVID-19 in phase one and phase two trials.

published on : 16th January 2021

Netizens laud COVID vaccine launch; 'LargestVaccineDrive' hashtag trends on Twitter hours after roll-out

Just hours after the launch, 'LargestVaccineDrive' was trending on Twitter with over 4.3 lakh tweets.

published on : 16th January 2021

COVID vaccine: BJP leaders take dig at Rahul Gandhi for no word of appreciation for scientists

BJP I-T department head Amit Malviya tweeted that Rahul Gandhi raised doubts on government's effort to roll out COVID vaccine.

published on : 16th January 2021

Resident doctors in RML Hospital want Covishield, express 'bit apprehension' about Covaxin

In a letter to the medical superintendent, the association said the resident doctors were "a bit apprehensive" about Covaxin and might not participate in the immunisation drive.

published on : 16th January 2021
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