Booster Jabs
World  /  Published 23.07.22

Omicron outpaces booster

US President Joe Biden’s coronavirus infection is a stark illustration that the Covid vaccines, powerful as they are, are far from the bulletproof shields that scientists once hoped for. Biden ...
By Apoorva Mandavilli in New York

News  /  Published 17.06.22

KMC struggles with vaccine wastage

The state health department has asked the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to launch an extensive campaign so more people turn up for Covid shots and wastage is reduced, an official in the departme...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 04.06.22

Corbevax cleared as booster

Biological E Limited on Saturday announced that its COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax has been approved by the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) as a heterologous booster dose. A press release from the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 30.04.22

Booster dose for Sputnik recipients

Ending the wait for a booster for all those vaccinated with Sputnik V, the NTAGI has recommended that the first dose of the Russian COVID-19 jab can be administered as the precaution dose, official so...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.04.22

Letters to the Editor

Sensory pleasure Sir — Sigmund Freud used the term, osphresiolagnia, to describe pleasure derived from smells. None will understand this better than a book lover; the enticing scent of a book, ...


India  /  Published 10.04.22

Booster jab cost cut, cry on equity

Covaxin and Covishield boosters will be available to private hospitals at Rs 225 per dose under revised and lowered prices announced by vaccine makers on Saturday, a day before the booster campaign op...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.04.22

SII's Covishield dose at Rs 600

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) on Friday said the precaution dose of its Covishield vaccine against COVID-19 will be priced at Rs 600 per shot for eligible individuals. SII CEO Adar Poo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.04.22

Paid booster jabs from Sunday

  Precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccines will be available to all aged above 18 years at private vaccination centres from April 10, the Union Health Ministry announced on Friday. All those above ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.03.22

India mulling boosters for 18+

The government is considering allowing booster doses of Covid vaccine for all those above 18 years in view of a surge in infections in parts of the world and ease difficulties faced during internation...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.01.22

Over 164.96 crore jabs given so far: Centre

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 164.96 crore with more than 48 lakh vaccine doses being administered on Friday, the Union health ministry said. The daily vaccination tally is exp...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi


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