Health Worker
India  /  Published 21.02.21

Covid: 35% health staff miss vaccine deadline

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 15.02.21

Mop-up after vaccine deadline

All health-care workers in Bengal have to be administered the first dose of a Covid vaccine by February 20, the state government has said, prompting hospitals to draw up a list of employees yet to be ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

A few doctors are still Covid-shy

Many doctors in private hospitals and clinics who were not seeing patients physically have started doing so after getting the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine but a few are waiting for the second jab ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.01.21

Modi dispels vaccine fears

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought to dispel fears and misconceptions over the efficacy and safety of Covid vaccines in an interaction with health workers in Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constit...
By Our Bureau in Varanasi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.21

First jabs for grassroots health workers

Grassroots health-care facilitators have been given priority by various district administrations across the state while drawing up the list of beneficiaries of the first phase of the Covid-19 vaccinat...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


India  /  Published 14.01.21

Over 8,000 people to get jabs each day: Delhi CM

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that the state government has completed every preparation required for the Covid-19 vaccination drive, which starts in India on January 16.  ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.21

25 join East Singhbhum dry run

The East Singhbhum district health department carried out a dry run for Covid vaccinations at two health hubs on Saturday, days after a dozen-odd people staying a hotel here tested positive for the co...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 09.12.20

More sickness

Sir — Illness in different forms seems to be taking over the world. The United Kingdom government has said that around 25,000 turkeys will be culled after the ninth outbreak of bird flu among ca...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 09.12.20

End Covid duty: Junior doctors

Junior doctors at Karnataka’s government medical colleges are demanding to be taken off Covid duty, saying the pandemic shift is denying them the time to pursue the postgraduate courses they hav...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 24.11.20

Vaccine: India inches closer

The first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, when available, will be administered to around one crore frontline health workers, official sources said. About 92 per cent of government hospitals and 55 per cent ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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