Covid Vaccine
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

News  /  Published 08.07.22

Tweak leads to spurt in demand for Covid booster in Kolkata hospitals

Several private hospitals in the city on Thursday received queries from people who were keen to take their Covid booster doses after the Centre reduced the gap between the second and the third doses f...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.22

Bengal: Covid jolts govt into action

A steady rise in Covid-19 patients in Bengal has prompted the state government to direct district officials to enforce safety protocols, including mask-wearing and hand-sanitisation, resume door-to-do...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

News  /  Published 25.06.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation banks on home visit for Covid jab awareness

The civic body said it was banking on door-to-door visits by its field workers, which many Kolkatans said had almost stopped a few months ago, to persuade people to take all their Covid vaccine doses ...
By Subhajoy Roy


India  /  Published 26.05.22

Germany approves Covaxin

German Ambassador to India and Bhutan, Walter J Lindner on Thursday said the government of the European nation will start recognizing Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine for travel purpose there fro...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 12.05.22

Booster gap norms relaxed

Relaxing norms for Covid vaccine precaution dose, the Centre on Thursday allowed citizens travelling overseas to get the shot before the stipulated nine-month waiting period as required by the guideli...
By Our Bureau, Agencies

News  /  Published 06.05.22

Covid cases in double figures in Salt Lake, New Town

Covid cases are back in the twin townships. The state health department has started a survey to detect any spike in the number of Covid-19 cases across the state and both Salt Lake and New Town are un...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 26.04.22

Booster dose response poor

With only 4.64 lakh people taking their third Covid jab since April 10, Indians could be grappling with vaccine fatigue, a reluctance to take a booster shot that experts attribute to a combination of ...
By Our Bureau, Uzmi Athar in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.04.22

Bharat Biotech hits back at WHO

India's Covid-vaccine manufacturing firm, Bharat Biotech on Sunday issued a clarification that there is " no impact on efficacy and safety of the Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin", after the&nbs...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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