Covid Vaccine
West Bengal  /  Published 11.05.21

Jabs for legal staff

Calcutta High Court Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal on Monday asked the state advocate-general to take the responsibility so that all employees and others related to the legal community could get C...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

World  /  Published 06.05.21

Russia: One-dose Sputnik V vaccine approved

Russian authorities gave regulatory approval on Thursday to a single-dose version of the country's Sputnik V vaccine, arguing that the move could accelerate the process of achieving herd immunity ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Moscow

Calcutta  /  Published 06.05.21

Covid: 2nd private unit gives jabs to 18+

A second private hospital in Calcutta has started administering Covid shots to people in the 18-44 age group as queries for vaccines flood other hospitals. Some hospitals said they were expecting to ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.21

Covishield supply after 3 weeks

Bengal on Monday recorded 17,501 new infections, 98 deaths and 15,937 recoveries. The number of active cases has risen to over 1.19 lakh. ...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.21

Gurung’s ‘preferential’ Covid jab raises brows

Bimal Gurung on Thursday walked inside the Gorkha Rangamanch Bhavan in Darjeeling and allegedly jumped the queue of waiting senior citizens as health officials broke protocol to administer Gurung him ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.21

Jab leeway with rider

The state health department on Monday officially told private hospitals that they would have to procure Covid vaccines from the manufacturers from May.  The state government now supplies vaccine...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

World  /  Published 24.04.21

EU seals world’s biggest jab deal

The European Commission said it has sealed the world’s biggest vaccine supply deal, agreeing to buy up to 1.8 billion doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine for the next few years as a debate ...
By Reuters in Puurs (Belgium)

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.21

Calcutta: plans to open more jab sites

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) has decided to open more Covid vaccination centres across the city though the uncertainty over a steady supply of vaccine doses is making the civic officials s...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.04.21

Vaccine crunch hits clinics amid rush

Low vaccine supply and the second wave of the novel coronavirus have hit government-run hospitals and health centres in several south Bengal districts particularly hard after preliminary phases of an ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 15.04.21

Bengal: priority to 2nd dose

The state government on Wednesday asked private hospitals to give priority to Covid vaccine recipients turning up for the second jab and administer the first dose only if enough doses are availab...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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