Covid 19 Vaccine
India  /  Published 03.12.21

Centre issues FAQs on Omicron

The Union Health Ministry on Friday said while there is no evidence to suggest that existing vaccines do not work on the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, some of the mutations reported may decrease the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.12.21

Boosters for 40-plus: scientists

Top Indian genome scientists have recommended a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccines for those above 40 years with preference to high-risk and high-exposure population. The recommendation was made in th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.12.21

6 Covid boosters safe: Lancet

Six different COVID-19 boosters are safe and elicit strong immune response in people who have previously received a two-dose course of AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccines, according to a study published in...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.12.21

State: 2.5 lakh yet to get 2nd jab

About 2.5 lakh beneficiaries in Ranchi have missed taking the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on time, forcing the district administration here to visit door-to-door and convince them to get their...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 01.12.21

Omicron glare on vaccine inequity

The emergence of the fast-spreading coronavirus variant named omicron has prompted sections of doctors and scientists to turn the spotlight on vaccine inequity through social media posts decrying what...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Health  /  Published 01.12.21

’Tis The Season

After nearly two years of pandemic living, we are all ready to spend more time with friends and family. And most public health experts agree that it is okay to make holiday plans with your favourite p...
By Tara Parker-Pope , Kenneth Chang

India  /  Published 29.11.21

'Saudi Arabia travel ban withdrawn'

Saudi Arabia has withdrawn its ban on travellers from India, the Centre on Monday informed the Kerala High Court during hearing of a plea by a man seeking a third jab of an internationally accepted va...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kochi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.11.21

Jharkhand: Torpa 1st block in state to achieve 100% vaccine coverage

“Initially, we prepared a list of beneficiaries from the voters’ list. Later, door-to-door campaigns were organised to identify the beneficiaries and spread awareness about the benefits of...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

News  /  Published 28.11.21

KMC unveils vaccine at home for the ailing

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has started home vaccination for ailing and bedridden persons who are physically unable to go to a Covid jab centre. Families of the bedridden persons have to ensu...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Health  /  Published 24.11.21

Who’s next?

For the third time Neena had to take leave for her brother’s Covid-19 vaccination. All three local vaccination centres had long, impatient queues and Sumant, her brother, had problems waiting. T...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee


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