India logs 862 new Covid-19 infections in last 24 hours

India's active caseload currently stands at 22,549 which accounts for 0.05 per cent of the total cases.

published on : 25th October 2022

Health Ministry not to procure fresh Covid vaccines; surrenders Rs 4,237 crore from vaccination budget 

The cumulative Covid vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 219.32 crore, according to provisional reports till 7 am on Sunday.

published on : 16th October 2022

It’s flu vaccine time and here's what to know

Flu is most dangerous for people 65 and older, young children, pregnant women and people with certain health problems including heart and lung diseases.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Rabies from wild animals a threat in Kerala's forest fringes

Experts say cases in forest areas are rarely reported and not given much importance

published on : 26th September 2022

Zimbabwe mothers need to go for 'secret' vaccinations to protect children

More than 700 children have died from measles in Zimbabwe in an outbreak first reported in April. Many were unvaccinated because of religious reasons.

published on : 22nd September 2022

'India's vaccine growth story' book review: Far from being a dry collection of facts and figures

Although the subject of the book is academic in nature, it is far from being a dry collection of facts and figures.

published on : 18th September 2022

Kerala govt initiates steps to identify stray dog hotspots, vaccination drive to begin soon

Meanwhile, on Monday more than a dozen stray dogs were found dead allegedly due to poisoning in some areas of Kottayam district.

published on : 13th September 2022

Mega vax camps to be held on all Sundays in September: TN Health Minister

The minister was speaking to reporters at the Government Kilpauk Medical College Hospital after inaugurating the Institute of Radio Diagnosis, the upgraded Department of Radiology.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Only 20 per cent of eligible people have taken COVID precaution dose, says data

Besides, 35 per cent of the 16.80 crore population aged 60 years and above, healthcare and frontline workers have been administered the precaution dose.

published on : 30th August 2022

Lumpy skin disease in cattle spreads to over 8 states/UTs; 7,300 animals dead so far

About 74,325 cattle have been affected in Punjab so far, while 58,546 in Gujarat, 43,962 in Rajasthan, 6,385 in Jammu and Kashmir, 1,300 in Uttarakhand, 532 in Himachal Pradesh.

published on : 21st August 2022

Anti-vax group in Europe thrives online, thwarts tech effort

Researchers at Reset, a U.K.based nonprofit, identified more than 15,000 abusive or misinformation-laden Facebook posts from V_V, the anti-vaccine extremist group.

published on : 19th August 2022

DigiYatra app to ensure quick check-in at Delhi International Airport

Now, passengers will submit their biometrics and other details through this app and it will remain stored for all the flights he or they will take at the Delhi airport’s Terminal 3.

published on : 16th August 2022

Chandigarh vendor offers free 'Chhole Bhature' to those taking third dose of Covid vaccine

The 45-year-old vendor, Sanjay Rana, is concerned over the complacency which has set in among the public, and says not many of those eligible for the booster shot are coming forward to get the jab.

published on : 31st July 2022

Vaccinating kids with one syringe: MP officer suspended, ‘nurse’ arrested

A criminal case has been registered against the vaccinator, who is said to be a nursing student engaged by the health department to vaccinate the children. 

published on : 29th July 2022

Centre asks all depts to organise free Covid vaccination camps at workplaces

The initiative would be implemented at government Covid-19 vaccination centres for 75 days from July 15 to September 30, 2022, said the order issued to all central government ministries/departments.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Whole nation is indebted to medical fraternity for services during pandemic: BJP Chief

Nadda said that India on July 17 crossed the historic 200 crores Covid vaccination mark as a big achievement for the country.

published on : 21st July 2022

'Red alert for child health': 25 million kids missed routine vaccinations in 2021 because of COVID pandemic

Scientists said low vaccine coverage rates had already resulted in preventable outbreaks of diseases like measles and polio.

published on : 15th July 2022

States, UTs asked to hold special Covid vaccination camps; Centre puts emphasis on second, precaution doses for Sputnik V recipients

Being implemented in a 'mission mode', this special Covid vaccination drive is part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.

published on : 14th July 2022

'Free Covid precaution doses will create healthier country': PM Modi

As part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations, free precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be administered to all citizens above the age of 18 at government vaccination centres from July 15.

published on : 13th July 2022

Students' attendance drops in schools at schools in Odisha's Cuttack

The vaccination coverage in the 12 to 15 age group has so far been 65.7 per cent in Cuttack's rural areas and 47.12 per cent in city area.

published on : 12th July 2022
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