Booster Doses
World  /  Published 04.01.22

Covid spike & rays of hope

As you get further on and cases become less severe, it is much more relevant to focus on the hospitalisations as opposed to the total number of cases: Dr Fauci...
By New York Times News Service in New York

India  /  Published 28.12.21

3rd dose: Seniors need no approval

CoWIN will send reminder messages to all those eligible for booster jab, which will be reflected in digital vaccination certificates...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 27.12.21

Kolkata hospitals await clarity on vaccination of 15 to 18-year-olds, adult booster jabs

Health department has asked hospitals to wait for a meeting between the state and the Centre for clarity on which vaccines to be procured for the new drive...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 10.12.21

'Ministry must assess booster jab necessity'

The parliamentary committee also asked the ministries to take up the issue of guidelines on fixation of ceiling on price of hospital beds during the pandemic...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 08.12.21

Allow Covid-19 booster shots, urge Kolkata doctors

Countries like the UK and US are administering booster doses within six months of taking the second dose...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


India  /  Published 03.12.21

Boosters for 40-plus: scientists

The recommendation comes amid demands for a third shot of the Covid vaccine by MPs during a discussion in Lok Sabha ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.12.21

6 Covid boosters safe: Lancet

The vaccines studied were AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech, Novavax, Janssen, Moderna, Valneva, and Curevac...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 20.11.21

Booster jabs for all US adults

In view of surge, a growing number of governors had already offered jabs to everyone 18 and older ahead of the holidays...
By Sharon LaFraniere and Noah Weiland in Washington

India  /  Published 31.10.21

Public health expert voices concern on booster doses

K. Srinath Reddy said if the practice of administering a third dose became established in vaccine-rich countries, it could aggravate shortages for other nations...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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