Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.21

Routine vaccine programme hit

Owing to Covid-19 and lockdown restrictions, Jharkhand achieved only 53 per cent of its routine immunisation target for children in April, officials of the health department said on Tuesday, claiming ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 15.06.21

First allergy death due to Covid vaccine confirmed

A government panel studying Covid-19 vaccine side effects has confirmed the first death due to anaphylaxis following vaccination. The causality assessment of 31 reported Serious Adverse Events Follow...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.06.21

Covid: Pfizer ‘works’ against variants

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.06.21

Covishield: call to cut dose gap

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 08.02.21

Wonder drug Insulin turns 100

1799 Smallpox vaccination The first vaccine ever, it eradicated smallpox. More important, it introduced immunisation 1897 First synthesis of synthetic aspirin Originally used as a pain reliever, it...
By Dr Partha Kar


India  /  Published 04.02.21

Covid: post jab death data call

A group of doctors and health researchers has asked the Union health ministry to disclose details of the investigations into all the deaths following immunisation with Covid-19 vaccines, amid concerns...
By G.S. Mudur, Achintya Ganguly in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.01.21

2 deaths probed, not linked to vaccine: Govt

Health authorities have investigated two deaths among over 381,000 people who have received Covid-19 vaccines over the past three days, but the health ministry said there have been no serious or sever...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.01.21

Vaccination: 580 AEFI on day 3

  A total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for Covid-19 and 580 adverse events following immunisation were reported in the country till now, the Union health ministry said o...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.01.21

Vaccine: adverse events count comforting

India has recorded 447 cases of adverse events following immunisation (AEFIs) among over 224,300 healthcare workers who received Covid-19 vaccines over the weekend, the vast majority of them minor or ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.21

Polio drops day deferred to January 31

The national polio immunisation programme, as part of which children up to the age of five years are administered polio drops, has been rescheduled to January 31. National Immunisation Day, commonly ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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