Biological E
India  /  Published 16.05.22

Biological E slashes Corbevax price

Pharmaceuticals firm Biological E. Ltd (BE) on Monday said it has reduced the price of its COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax to Rs 250 from Rs 840 a dose, inclusive of GST, for private vaccination centres. I...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 04.04.22

Sixty per cent of 12-14 group given first vaccine dose across Bengal

Around 60 per cent of the children in the age group of 12 to 14 in Bengal have been administered one dose of Corbevax, a Covid vaccine, an official in the state health department said on Sunday. The ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.03.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation wants first dose for 12-14 age group by April 21

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has asked medical officers involved in Covid vaccination to try and administer the first dose of Corbevax to all children aged between 12 and 14 by April 21. It ha...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.03.22

88,000 kids get Corbevax shot across West Bengal on Day 1

“We had not expected a great turnout on the first day,” said a health official in Jhargram, 175km southwest of Kolkata, where the day’s temperature crossed 36 degrees Celsius. &ldquo...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.03.22

Schools in talks with Kolkata Municipal Corporation over vaccination of students

Several heads said they would prefer to hold the camps during the break so the term-end activities are not disrupted. The camps in schools will be organised by the state education department and the ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


News  /  Published 21.03.22

37 KMC units to vaccinate 12-14 age group cross 16 boroughs

“We are ready to reach out to any school that is willing to conduct vaccination. The authorities need to inform us and give us time to set up a team of vaccinators,” an official in the KMC...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.03.22

Vaccine for children aged 12 to 14 years from Monday

Vaccination of children aged 12 to 14 years and administration of booster doses to everyone aged 60 or above will start in Bengal on Monday, the state health department said in a notification on Thurs...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

India  /  Published 28.12.21

Corbevax: 100 mn jab goal from Feb

  Biological E. Limited plans to complete production at a rate of 75 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax per month, anticipating over 100 million doses per month from February 2022 wh...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 03.09.21

Cobrevax: Nod for trial on kids

Biological E has received approval for conducting phase II/III human clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine candidate Corbevax on children above five years and adolescents, the Department of Biotechnology...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.06.21

Belated wisdom on vaccine

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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