Covid Vaccines
India  /  Published 25.07.22

Delhi: Covid jabs in Metro and malls

The Delhi government is running COVID-19 inoculation camps at high-footfall locations of the city such as metro stations, markets, malls and areas near wine shops to widen the vaccination coverage, of...
By Kunal Dutt in New Delhi

News  /  Published 21.07.22

Low supply of Sputnik V third dose in Kolkata hospitals

Several hospitals in the city are facing a shortage of Sputnik V, the Russian Covid vaccine, resulting in recipients making queries on the availability of the precaution or booster dose. Sputnik Ligh...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Pune virology institute head says Covid booster enhances antibody level

The head of India’s premier virus research institute said on Thursday the Covid precautionary doses were increasing the antibody levels in recipients and it was up to the Centre to decide whethe...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.22

Mask up: Editorial on booster wait cut

The Union health ministry’s decision to cut the gap between the second and third doses of the Covid-19 vaccines from nine to six months is welcome. Evolving scientific data, apparently, have mer...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 07.07.22

Booster wait cut

Adults may opt for booster doses of Covid-19 vaccines six months after full immunisation with two doses, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday, announcing a change in the waiting time from the c...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 17.06.22

'Covaxin safe for 2-18 years age'

Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) on Friday announced that its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin has proven to be safe, well-tolerated and highly immunogenic in paediatric subjects in phase II/III st...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 20.05.22

Under pressure on wheat, India brings up vaccines

Under pressure to reconsider the wheat export ban, India on Wednesday sought to turn the tables on the West by urging it to not hoard the foodgrain the way Covid vaccines were cornered by the develope...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

News  /  Published 19.05.22

Covid vaccines given after expiry? Panel orders probe

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has ordered an investigation into an allegation that a diagnostic centre-cum-polyclinic in south Kolkata has administered Covid vaccine dos...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 03.05.22

SC no to forced vaccination

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that citizens cannot be coerced into taking Covid vaccines since it violates the fundamental right to privacy, but said “reasonable” restrictions on indiv...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.04.22

Haryana: Free booster doses

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Monday announced free Covid vaccine booster shots for beneficiaries in the age group of 18 to 59 years, according to an official statement. The eligible peo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh


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