Coronavirus Vaccine
Opinion  /  Published 24.05.22

Forced shot in the arm

In 2021, companies and governments announced new vaccine policies, requiring people to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to attend office, dine out, shop at malls or attend gatherings. In the l...
By Sanskruti Yagnik

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.22

Covid jabs galore, too few takers

Authorities in at least a dozen Bengal districts have recently informed the state health department to stop supplying Covishield — a vaccine that aims to protect against the Covid-19 infection &...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.05.22

Funds for jab to beat variants

A global vaccine development coalition has decided to fund an India-Australia-Switzerland  research consortium to create a novel so-called “variant-proof” coronavirus vaccine for broa...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 02.04.22

UK: Covid jabs open for kids

  Parents and carers of children aged between five and 11 years will be able to book a COVID-19 vaccine for them in England from Saturday. The country's National Health Service (NHS) opened...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.22

Bengal: Jab for kids from Monday

The West Bengal government will roll out the inoculation drive for children in the 12-14 years age group from March 21 even as the programme was launched across the country on Wednesday, an official s...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


India  /  Published 17.03.22

Over 3 lakh jabs on Day 1 to kids

  Over 3 lakh children between 12 and 14 years have received their first shot of Covid vaccine taking the total doses administered in the country to over 180.80 crore, according to Union Health ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.03.22

Jab for kids: Govt issues guidelines

The Centre on Tuesday released guidelines for Covid-19 vaccination of children between 12-14 years that will begin from March 16 and said only the Corbevax vaccine would be used for the beneficiaries ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.03.22

Jabs: National award for nurses

Two young auxiliary nurse midwives (ANMs) from Jharkhand, who are currently posted on Covid vaccination duty in Ranchi for over a year, will be awarded by the union health ministry for conducting the ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 23.02.22

Vaccines: Gates lauds India

  Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has praised India for its vaccine-manufacturing prowess and applauded the efforts of the country's manufacturers for supplyin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 21.02.22

Corbevax for children: DGCI gives restricted nod

The Drugs Controller General of India has granted restricted emergency use authorisation (EUA) to Biological E's COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax for the 12 to 18 years age group, subject to certain cond...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi


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