covid vaccine

Top doctors say not so fast to Biden's boosters-for-all plan

Biden’s booster shot plan drew immediate outrage that forced US and other well-off nations to refrain from going ahead until poorer countries could provide at least one dose to their most vulnerable.

published on : 18th September 2021

India to procure more than 25 crore Covid vaccine doses per month: Government source

Last month the Serum Institute of India supplied 19 crore doses and this month one crore more will be delivered.

published on : 18th September 2021

While urging vaccination, WHO declines COVID jab data on its staff

In November, the WHO indicated 65 of its staffers had tested positive for COVID-19 at the time, confirming information in an internal e-mail.

published on : 18th September 2021

Telangana to administer first dose of Covid vaccine to entire population by November 2021

It is likely that the entire process will go up to January as those taking their jabs in October and November would be due in January.

published on : 18th September 2021

Booster dose ‘unethical’ now, may be needed later: Adar Poonawalla

Serum Institute to ramp up production of Covishield to 200mn doses a month  

published on : 18th September 2021

Karnataka tops as India shatters highest Covid jab record for single day

Karnataka was ahead of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, which stood in the second and third places, respectively.

published on : 18th September 2021

UK eases rules for vaccinated travellers, some benefit for India-UK route

From October 4, the current traffic light system of red, amber and green countries based on levels of COVID-19 risk will be scrapped and replaced with one red list only.

published on : 17th September 2021

Vaccinating eligible people in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, Punjab with at least one dose government's priority: Sources

The target of a landmark 100 crore COVID vaccination doses is likely to be completed by the second week of October, Union Health Ministry sources said.

published on : 17th September 2021

Telangana vaccinates 4.70 lakh people against Covid in one day

In a major boost to Telangana’s efforts to vaccinate the adult population completely by this month end, the State health officials administered a whopping 4.70 lakh doses in a single day.

published on : 17th September 2021

Drive-in Covid vaccine facility in Yelahanka a hit 

The idea of setting up a mega vaccination site was for people to walk in and get free vaccination. BBMP is providing both Covishield and Covaxin at the site.

published on : 17th September 2021

Mega vaccine drive today in Karnataka

Around 12,700 government sites, 300 private sites and 14,666 sessions have been planned for the drive.

published on : 17th September 2021

Link between menstrual changes and COVID vaccination should be investigated: BMJ editorial

A link between changes in the menstrual cycle and COVID-19 vaccination is plausible, and should be investigated.

published on : 16th September 2021

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya calls for major push to COVID vaccine drive on PM's birthday

The BJP has asked its units across the country to help get a large number of people vaccinated on the occasion of prime minister's birthday.

published on : 16th September 2021

White House 'offered a call' to Nicki Minaj to answer queries about her COVID-19 vaccine concerns

The 38-year-old artist took to Twitter on Wednesday and said that she had been invited to the White House after she posted controversial tweets earlier this week about vaccine side effects.

published on : 16th September 2021

COVID: Unvaccinated French health care workers face suspension

With about 300,000 workers still not vaccinated, some hospitals fear staff shortages will add to their strain.

published on : 16th September 2021
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