Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Bidhannagar civic chief tests positive

Former mayor of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, who is now the chairperson of the board of administrators (BOA) of the civic body,Krishna Chakraborty tested positive for coronavirus on Monday. ...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Antibody survey to weigh potency

Anaesthetist and in charge of the rapid response team at the vaccination centre at Bidhannagar Subdivisional Hospital Age: 57 Resident of: Rajdanga, Kasba Took the jab at: 10.50am State of mind th...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

V-Day in Salt Lake

How it’s done People whose names feature on the list of beneficiaries are supposed to get SMS alerts via the CoWin mobile app. The SMS carries the date and venue where the recipient has to rea...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 22.01.21

Known good: efficacy of Covid vaccines

The need for inoculation against Covid-19 as soon as possible cannot be denied. But no vaccine should be administered without the recipient’s trust and conviction that are based on full informat...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 22.01.21

Pune: 5 dead in Serum Inst fire

A blaze on Thursday at the Serum Institute of India killed five people but the world’s biggest vaccine maker said it would not affect production of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. At least...
By PTI, Reuters in Pune


Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.21

Covishield: fresh stocks arrive

Jharkhand received a second instalment of the Covishield vaccine on Wednesday with state health department officials confirming they had got about 1.65 lakh doses which would allow them to go ahead wi...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.01.21

Arrived: second lot of vaccine doses

Bengal received 6.99 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine on Wednesday, which, together with the 6.89 lakh doses that came last week, will be enough to vaccinate the 6 lakh-odd health workers in the state...
By Subhajoy Roy, Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.01.21

Wish I had a choice on vaccines: Doctor

Dr Urmila Thatte, professor and former head of clinical pharmacology at the King Edward Memorial College, Mumbai, is among the 631,471 healthcare workers across India who have received one of two Covi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.01.21

Vaccines are safe, safe, safe: Officials

Two senior health officials on Tuesday urged healthcare workers to abandon hesitancy and accept the Covid-19 vaccines offered to them amid concerns that many potential beneficiaries have declined the ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 20.01.21

More Covid vaccine sites on anvil

The state government is planning to set up more Covid-19 vaccination sites following a confirmation from the Centre that the second lot of Covishield doses will arrive in Calcutta on Wednesday. &...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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