Calcutta  /  Published 29.07.21

11 hours’ wait in vain for jab

A family waited for the Covid shot outside Bidhannagar Sub-divisional Hospital for more than 11 hours on Wednesday only to be told there were no doses left for them. At least 400 men and women who ha...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Vaccine: queue chaos at sites

Chaotic scenes outside most Covid vaccination centres run by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) have become a daily affair. People join the queue while it’s still dark and wait for hours ...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Artificial limbs distributed with jabs

Scores of people without limbs got prosthetic legs and Covid-19 vaccines at a camp organised by young entrepreneurs on Sunday. Around 150 people attended the camp at Ekbalpore. Over 70 people got art...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.07.21

RKM plea for cheaper jabs

Ramakrishna Mission has written to the Centre seeking 4 lakh Covishield doses at a discounted price of Rs 150 a jab to launch a mass vaccination drive in all 23 districts of Bengal and parts of the No...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

HC asks Centre for vaccine details

Calcutta High Court on Monday asked the Centre to inform it how many vaccines it had sent to Bengal till date, specifying how many of them were Covishield and Covaxin doses. The division bench of Act...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta


India  /  Published 24.07.21

Jabs for children by September

Children are likely to get their vaccines by September, AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria said on Saturday, explaining that it will be a significant move to break the chain of Covid-19 tra...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.07.21

2.24 lakh doses in, but not enough

Jharkhand received over 2 lakh Covishield doses on Tuesday, day prior to the scheduled date of delivery to tide over the ongoing vaccine crisis, health officials said. However, most of the government...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 20.07.21

Centre: 188 crore doses needed to inoculate adults

The projected 18-plus population in the country is 94 crore and therefore, the total requirement of Covid-19 vaccine doses for the beneficiaries in this age group is 188 crore, but the number may redu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.07.21

Taken Covishield? You can now travel to France

France will allow international travellers who have taken the Covishield vaccine into the country from Sunday. The development comes at a time France is tightening border checks to control the spread...
By AP in Paris

India  /  Published 17.07.21

Govt to buy 66cr jabs at new rates

  The Centre has placed an order to procure 66 crore more doses of Covishield and Covaxin to be supplied between August and December this year, at a revised price of Rs 205 and Rs 215 per dose, ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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