Covid 19 Vaccine
India  /  Published 01.01.22

5 lakh jabs for Afghanistan

In the second tranche of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan after it fell to the Taliban, India on Saturday supplied 5,00,000 doses of the Covaxin vaccine to the war-torn country and announced that an eq...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.21

Teen students to get Covid jab in schools

The Bengal health department has decided to vaccinate teenagers between 15-18 years against Covid-19 in their own schools amid rising cases linked to the omicron variant of the coronavirus. The vacci...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.21

Day’s infections cross 2000

 Bengal on Thursday reported 2,128 new infections, above 2,000 in a 24-hour window for the first time since June 20, 193 days ago, during the second wave. Of these, over 51 per cent or 1,090 cas...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.12.21

Rangnick calls for vaccine awareness

Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick said the club had to ensure its players were vaccinated following a Covid-19 outbreak that led to the postponement of their last two Premier League games. &ldq...
By Reuters

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.12.21

1 crore have got both doses

Jharkhand has fullt vaccinated over a crore residents, but is racing against time to achieve 100 per cent coverage by January 15, 2022, the deadline fixed by the health department. According to the l...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


World  /  Published 14.12.21

Survey: Social distancing on a decline

Complacency towards following social distancing as a "social vaccine" continues to high in India even though the country has recorded over 50 cases of the Omicron variant within the last 10 ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

World  /  Published 13.12.21

UK races to tackle Omicron

Long queues were seen outside walk-in vaccination centres across the UK on Monday as people queued for their booster vaccine doses, even as the government's work from home guidance came in force a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

India  /  Published 07.12.21

India: 100 cr jab milestone

The Bureau of Outreach and Communication in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting was issued Rs 25 lakh for displaying banners and hoardings at prominent locations on India achieving the landma...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.12.21

Will Pfizer bail out India?

The government has moved back one step from its insistence that it wouldn’t allow booster Covid-19 shots by declaring it will let scientists take a final call on whether they are needed or not. ...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

World  /  Published 05.12.21

No jabs for kids under 12 in SA

South Africa's Health Department has said that there are no vaccines currently available to administer children under the age of 12 as children under five years constitute the second highest at-ri...
By Fakir Hassen in Johannesburg


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