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Polio
News  /  Published 19.11.22

Letter flags gaps in Kolkata kids’ immunisation

The coverage has dropped in Kolkata compared to what it was in 2019, in the pre-Covid days, said an official of the KMC...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.01.22

Covid surge prompts a month’s delay in Kolkata pulse polio drive

From February 27, vaccinators would visit houses and administer the polio drops to children...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

World  /  Published 20.10.21

Taliban allow polio jabs

‘Women to be frontline workers for vaccine drive’...
By Azi Paybarah in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Mop-up drive for pulse polio on Sunday

Health workers will conduct camps from 11am to 2pm at specified sites for children who have missed out on the oral polio vaccination dose last Sunday...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 14.11.20

Study fuels polio vaccine hope on Covid

The trial is aimed at finding out whether OPV can reduce the combined risk of hospital admission or death from the virus in the 6 months after the vaccinations...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

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North East  /  Published 28.01.20

Admission, vaccines linked

384 medical staff, Asha and Anganwadi workers covered 96 polio booths across Lower Subansiri district ...
By Damien Lepcha

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.19

Failure to uphold the law is too glaring to miss in Bengal's hospitals

How can hundreds of people enter the supposedly restricted premises of a hospital?...
By Ananda Sankar Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 06.04.19

Food: Our frenemy

The message on World Health Day — you can’t buy or rent good health, you have to work hard to earn it...
By Shikha Prakash

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.03.19

Hospital launch with hiccups

Singh said this hospital would prove a boon for the poor and lessen the load on PMCH...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Health  /  Published 16.01.19

Miracle shot

Why don’t we have vaccines against everything? Donald G. McNeil Jr looks for answers...
By New York Times News Service


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