News  /  Published 13.04.22

‘Poor’ response to booster shot in Kolkata healthcare centres

Chandramouli Bhattacharya, an infectious disease specialist at Peerless Hospital, said a large section of the population had started believing that Covid — or at least the worst of it — wa...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.04.22

1,000 get boosters at 89 jab centres across West Bengal on Day 1

More than 1,000 people aged between 18 and 59 took their booster dose of Covid vaccines at 89 private vaccination centres in Bengal on Sunday. The drive to administer the booster — or the preca...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.22

2nd dose jab for 25 lakh

The Bengal government has directed all districts to launch a special drive to give second doses of Covid-19 vaccine to over 25 lakh people who are yet to take their last jab though their due-date has ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

News  /  Published 28.12.21

Hospitals in Kolkata flooded with queries on minor vaccination and booster shots

Private hospitals in the city are receiving hundreds of phone calls from parents of children in the 15-18 age group and family members of senior citizens, seeking details about Covid vaccination and b...
By Sanjay Mandal, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 20.12.21

Allow boosters before it's too late, warns expert

Now, how bad is Omicron? Worryingly, two new analyses in UK say preliminary findings provide no signs of Omicron being milder. One of them found the chances of being hospitalised with Omicron and Delt...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.21

Dose 2 urgency with jab on doorstep

The Bengal government has decided to start a door-to-door vaccination drive after it found that a large number of people have missed the second dose of the Covid19 vaccine within deadline. “The...
By Pranesh Sarkar

World  /  Published 26.10.21

Study: Covid-19 poses neurological complications

Covid-19 is more likely to cause very rare neurological conditions than vaccination with the AstraZeneca or Pfizer preventives, according to a study led by the University of Oxford in the UK. There h...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

India  /  Published 03.08.21

Jab production to go up by year-end

The monthly production capacity of Covishield is projected to be increased to more than 120 million doses and of Covaxin to around 58 million doses by December, the government told Rajya Sabha on Tues...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Vial numbers match: Cops

Police probing alleged unauthorised vaccine camps in Sonarpur said the serial numbers on the vials found in possession of the accused, Mithun Mandal, had matched those on Covishield vials in batches s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Sonarpur

Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.21

Manovikas Kendra holds jab camp

A rehabilitation and research institute for individuals with disabilities conducted a vaccination camp on their premises for students, their parents and caregivers this week. The one-day camp at Mano...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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