Covid Vaccine
World  /  Published 12.08.22

Covid: Antibodies pave way for new vaccines

Scientists have identified antibodies that are effective against many different SARS-CoV-2 variants, an advance that paves the way for next-generation vaccines which could protect from different COVID...
By PTI in Los Angeles

India  /  Published 09.08.22

Vaccine certificate on portal not necessary: Govt

The government is actively considering doing away with a provision which requires international passengers to upload their Covid vaccine certificate or RT-PCR negative report on the Air Suvidha portal...
By Payal Banerjee in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.08.22

PM urges people to take booster dose

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged people to take precaution or booster dose of vaccines against Covid-19. The PM made the appeal after virtually inaugurating a 250-bed multi-speciality h...
By PTI in Valsad (Guj)

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 27.07.22

Covid vaccination camps set to resume in Salt Lake

Covid vaccination camps in different areas in Salt Lake, which were discontinued after several vaccinators had contracted Covid, are set to resume from Thursday. One such camp is slated to take place...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 25.07.22

Poor response to Corbevax dose in Kolkata

The number of children in Kolkata who have taken both doses of Corbevax is less than half of the total eligible population, civic officials said. Children between 12 and 14 years can take Corbevax fo...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.07.22

Data from patients in Kolkata hospitals proves Covid third dose efficacy

The booster or precaution dose, she said, increases the antibody levels. Several private hospitals in Kolkata said most critical Covid patients had not taken three doses. Twenty patients were admitt...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Apathy trips vaccine course

Vaccine centres are also being run by the civic body at places like Matri Sadan in EE Block, where there has been a renewed interest among eligible people. “Till May, we barely had anyone coming...
By Brinda sarkar and snehal sengupta

News  /  Published 13.07.22

Salt Lake civic body launches Covid vaccination camps

The Salt Lake civic body has started a Covid vaccination drive.  More than 400 Covid vaccine shots have been administered in Salt Lake alone as part of the drive undertaken by the Bidhannagar Mu...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 11.07.22

Kolkata hospitals witness spurt in demand for Covid vaccine after rule tweak

Private hospitals in Kolkata have been witnessing a jump in the demand for Covid vaccines since the Centre’s decision on Wednesday to reduce the gap between the second and the precaution dose fr...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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