News  /  Published 20.09.22

Days of zero demand for Covid jabs in Kolkata hospitals

Covid vaccination is down to zero on several days at many hospitals across Kolkata, the first such drop since the inoculation drive started early last year. The poor demand has prompted the hospitals...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 13.09.22

Show-cause notice to CDSCO

The Central Information Commission has issued a show-cause notice to the central public information officer of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) for an "incorrect,"&nbs...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.08.22

Corbevax as booster for adults soon

The Union Health Ministry is expected to soon approve Biological E's Corbevax as a precaution dose for people above 18 years who are double vaccinated with either Covishield or Covaxin, official s...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.08.22

Corbevax as booster for adults

A government panel on Covid immunisation has recommended allowing Biological E's Corbevax as a precaution dose for adults fully vaccinated with either Covishield or Covaxin, official sources said ...
By Payal Banerjee in New Delhi

News  /  Published 22.07.22

Demand for free Covid boosters surges in Salt Lake and beyond

The health department-run as well as the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation and NKDA-run vaccine centres are administering booster doses for the Covid-19 vaccines for free to people aged between 18 and...
By Snehal Sengupta


News  /  Published 16.07.22

Jump in turnout of Kolkatans opting for Covid precaution vaccines

In West Bengal, over 2.6 lakh people took their Covid precaution shot on Friday. The number of people taking vaccines — precaution and first two doses together — had averaged around 89,00...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.07.22

Tweak leads to spurt in demand for Covid booster in Kolkata hospitals

Several private hospitals in the city on Thursday received queries from people who were keen to take their Covid booster doses after the Centre reduced the gap between the second and the third doses f...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.06.22

Casual attitude responsible for rising COVID-19 cases: Medical experts

The rising number of COVID-19 cases in West Bengal, particularly in Kolkata and its neighbouring districts, is due to the casual attitude of people who have dumped the safety protocol, medical experts...

News  /  Published 18.06.22

Recipients complain of not receiving alert for 3rd dose from CoWIN app

Many people eligible for the Covid vaccine booster dose have not taken the shot because they said they had not received any message from the CoWIN app after the completion of nine months from the seco...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 17.06.22

'Covaxin safe for 2-18 years age'

Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) on Friday announced that its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin has proven to be safe, well-tolerated and highly immunogenic in paediatric subjects in phase II/III st...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad


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