Covid Vaccine
Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Turnout poor in Duttabad

Not enough people are turning up at the primary health centre in Duttabad to get their Covid shots. Till Tuesday, around 260 frontline healthcare workers from different hospitals and nursing homes in...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.02.21

New Covaxin jab site in Dhanbad

A total of 464 doctors and medical personnel were vaccinated in Dhanbad on Monday. Health personnel from different hospitals including 56 at Central Hospital Dhanbad, 80 in Patliputra Nursing Home, 67...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 30.01.21

Covaxin form silent on vaccine efficacy

The consent form sent by the Centre for recipients of Covaxin does not mention that the data on the efficacy of the homegrown vaccine against Covid-19 is still pending, health department officials sai...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.01.21

Covid jabs at SSKM for private practitioners

Over 200 private medical practitioners were administered Covid-19 vaccine doses at a special session at SSKM Hospital on Wednesday. This was the first time a vaccination session was held in the city ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.01.21

Vaccine: state to double centres

Jharkhand will double Covid vaccination sites when the drive resumes on Monday in an effort to expand coverage and speed up the process as authorities are optimistic of better turnouts after Friday lo...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.21

Total active Covid cases 6,396 in Bengal

Bengal on Saturday logged 474 Covid-19 recoveries, 410 new infections and 10 deaths, as the state’s total active cases dropped for the 89th consecutive day since Vijaya Dashami on October 26. F...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.01.21

Vaccine: why the reluctance

The state government is worried that many health workers are reluctant to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and is asking hospital authorities to dispel their doubts and motivate them to take the jabs. ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.01.21

Lists of frontline workers sought

The state health department has requested various government departments to draw up by January 25 lists of employees who are in the frontline in the battle against Covid-19 so that a plan can be prepa...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Ward clinics to host vaccine sites

The ward health clinics run by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation will be used as sites to administer Covid vaccines in Calcutta, officials of the civic body have said. The CMC’s experience in ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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