National Technical Advisory Group On Immunisation Ntagi
India  /  Published 13.05.22

'Citizens going abroad can take booster shot'

Now, all those above 18 who have completed nine months after the second dose are eligible for the precaution jab. The health ministry had received representations seeking the precaution dose for those...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.01.22

Covid: Surge indicative of 3rd wave

Noting that the Omicron variant of the coronavirus accounts for more than 50 per cent of cases in major Indian cities, Dr N K Arora, chairperson of the Covid working group NTAGI, says the massive surg...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.08.21

Govt to plan on ZyCoV-D roadmap soon

The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) will soon hold a meeting to devise a roadmap for introducing Zydus Cadila's Covid vaccine in the inoculation drive and prioritising be...
By Payal Banerjee

India  /  Published 29.06.21

Covid: 49% people aged 60 and above vaccinated

A marked increase in the pace of Covid-19 vaccination has been observed from June 21 with around 4.61 crore doses being administered in eight days, which is more than the population of Iraq (4.02 cror...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.06.21

Delta+ : affinity for lung tissues

The Delta plus variant of Covid-19 has a greater affinity to lung tissues as compared to other strains but it does not mean that it will cause severe disease or is more transmissible, head of coronavi...
By Uzmi Athar in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.06.21

Centre: Talks on Covisheld dose gap underway

In the last week of April, the data released by Public Health England, United Kingdom's executive agency of the Department of Health, showed that vaccine efficacy varied between 65-88 per cent whe...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.06.21

Vaccine: Question mark on dose gap

By Reuters in New Delhi


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