Covid Vaccine
Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.21

'Covishield-ed' doctor gets mild symptoms

A 62-year-old doctor tested Covid positive 18 days after he received the second dose of the Covishield vaccine, but his symptoms are mild, district health officials here have said.  The doctor,&...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 16.03.21

Boris Johnson says AstraZeneca is safe

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and bio-pharmaceutical major AstraZeneca is safe and works extremely well, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday, amid reports that the do...
By Aditi Khanna in London

India  /  Published 16.03.21

Chinese Covid jab required for visa: Chinese Embassy

China has made it mandatory for people coming from India and 19 other nations to get Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccines if they want to travel to this country. "For the purpose of resuming people-to...
By K.J.M. Varma in Beijing, New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.03.21

Maharashtra seeks 2.20 cr vaccine doses from Centre

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has demanded 2.20 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses from the Centre for the ongoing inoculation drive in the state. He requested the Centre to supply 20 lakh doses ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Mumbai

India  /  Published 16.03.21

Mumbai civic body targets 1 lakh vaccine jabs per day

With an aim to speed up the COVID-19 vaccination drive, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has set a target of inoculating one lakh people in the city every day, BMC officials said on Tuesday. Cu...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Mumbai


Jharkhand  /  Published 16.03.21

Over 15,000 senior citizens vaccinated

As many as 15,982 senior citizens and 2,321 middle-aged with comorbid conditions were administered the first dose of Covishield vaccine in Jharkhand on Monday, while 4,049 healthcare workers and front...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.03.21

Over a lakh senior citizens vaccinated

The count of senior citizens vaccinated against coronavirus crossed the 1 lakh mark in Jharkhand on Sunday as 8,450 senior citizens got the first jab on the day, taking the total number of vaccinated ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 13.03.21

Thailand delays Astra rollout

Thailand delayed the use of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine scheduled to start on Friday with its Prime Minister and cabinet members taking the first shots, citing safety concerns after reports o...
By Reuters in Bangkok

Calcutta  /  Published 12.03.21

Probe into two north Bengal deaths

Two persons from Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri who were administered the first dose of Covishield on Monday have passed away though there is no evidence yet to suggest that the deaths were related to the ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.21

Covid: 5,538 senior citizens vaccinated on Thursday

Over 8000 Jharkhand residents, including 5,538 senior citizens and 690 middle-aged persons with comorbidities, were administered the first dose of Covishield vaccine in the state on Thursday.  T...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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