covid booster dose

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

38,880 people given COVID booster doses in city: Chennai Corporation

More than 1.5 lakh people are eligible for precautionary dose vaccination in the city and this number is expected to double in the next 10 days, said city corporation officials.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Early booster doses could have prevented more deaths: Doctors

Delhi on Monday recorded 17 deaths for the second consecutive day and the ICU beds also witnessed a steady rise with 443 patients, an increase of 133 patients from Sunday.

published on : 11th January 2022

18,000 frontline workers, 60 and above with illness receive booster doses in Delhi

Healthcare and frontline workers and those above 60 years with underlying illnesses — but not needing doctors’ certificates — were declared qualified for the third dose.

published on : 11th January 2022

Camps will be set up to give Covid booster dose

To control the rise in cases, all efforts are being made to draw a maximum number of people to vaccination centres. There are sufficient doses available, he said.

published on : 11th January 2022

Covid booster dose only 90 days after infection: Doctors

Third shot soon after recovery does not help; Many reinfections in this wave, they opine 

published on : 11th January 2022

Stalin kicks off Covid booster dose drive in TN

4L frontline workers, seniors eligible for jab; CM also extends insurance scheme by 5 yrs 

published on : 11th January 2022

Over 30,000 in Kerala take Covid booster dose on Day 1

As many as 19,549 health workers, 2,635 Covid frontline workers and 8,711 senior citizens with co-morbidities took the vaccine.

published on : 11th January 2022

No mix and match of Covid vaccines for booster jabs: Govt

Those who’ve received Covaxin will receive Covaxin, those who’ve received primary two doses of Covishield will receive Covishield, said VK Paul, member-health, NITI Aayog.

published on : 5th January 2022

SEC to hold meeting on Bharat Biotech's Nasal vaccine booster dose

The Hyderabad-based manufacturer has proposed the booster dose for those who have been already been innoculated against COVID with Covishield and Covaxin vaccines.

published on : 4th January 2022

Politics over pandemic? Opposition leaders seek credit for booster dose rollout

Shiv Sena leader Aditya Thackeray tweeted he was glad the government accepted his suggestion regarding booster doses in his letter to the union health minister.

published on : 27th December 2021

Booster dose only after 9-12 months of second shot? Centre to release guidelines by Monday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Saturday announced a 'precaution vaccine dose' for healthcare and frontline workers and those above 60 with co-morbidities.

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

Government's scientific groups deliberating on need for booster dose of COVID-19 amid growing Omicron cases in India

Addressing a press conference, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava said discussions are going on to look at different aspects of booster dose.

published on : 24th December 2021
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