Covid 19 Vaccine
India  /  Published 12.11.21

Lancet thumbs up to Covaxin

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine “is highly efficacious” in preventing symptomatic Covid-19, according to long-awaited results from a study published in the peer-reviewed UK medical ...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.11.21

Medical journal stamp on Covaxin

Covaxin, India’s first homegrown Covid-19 vaccine pushed at times by the health and regulatory bureaucracy into avoidable controversy, gained fresh scientific credence on Thursday with a top int...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

News  /  Published 10.11.21

Door campaign for unvaccinated

Meanwhile, West Bengal on Tuesday reported 788 new Covid-19 cases, 185 more than the previous day's figure, pushing the tally to 15,99,878, the health department said in a bulletin. The number of ...
By My Kolkata & PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.11.21

Covaxin vials lie unopened in Kolkata private hospitals

Covaxin might have been granted approval by the World Health Organization but many private hospitals in Kolkata said there was barely any demand for the indigenously developed Covid vaccine.  Am...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Health  /  Published 10.11.21

Fast unto health

I am diabetic and on medication. I want to start fasting on alternate days. Can I skip my tablets on those days? It depends on how high your fasting sugars and your overall health are. Check your blo...
By Dr Gita Mathai


Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.21

Jabs to celebrate Statehood Day

Jharkhand will hold an extensive Covid-19 vaccination campaign from Statehood Day on November 15 to December 29, the second anniversary of the Hemant Soren-led government, officials from the health de...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 08.11.21

Pfizer, AZ effective

People who receive the Pfizer or AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine have antibody levels significantly higher than those infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to a study published in Scientific Repo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Toronto

India  /  Published 07.11.21

One crore ZyCoV-D doses ordered

Zydus Cadila's three-dose Covid vaccine ZyCoV-D is set to be included in the national anti-coronavirus inoculation programme this month with the Centre placing a purchase order with the Ahmedabad-...
By Payal Banerjee in New Delhi

World  /  Published 05.11.21

US: Curbs lifted for those jabbed

The US set to lift all restrictions for fully vaccinated international travellers, including from India, from November 8 but they will have to show proof of a negative coronavirus test before boarding...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Washington, New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.11.21

State: jab at your door from Tuesday

Jharkhand will launch ‘Har Ghar Dastak Tikakaran’, a door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination campaign, across districts on Tuesday to cater to elligible beneficiaries who could not take the firs...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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