News  /  Published 21.05.22

Anti-rabies jab for Kolkata dogs from June

Kolkata Municipal Corporation will begin anti-rabies vaccination and neutering of street dogs from June, deputy mayor Atin Ghosh said on Friday. A Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) official said a ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 29.09.21

Gone for Covid shot, man gets anti-rabies jab

A man was administered an anti-rabies medicine instead of COVID-19 vaccine at a medical centre in Maharashtra's Thane district, following which a doctor and a nurse of the facility were suspended,...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Thane

Health  /  Published 30.06.21

Bitten but not shy

I got bitten by a stray dog and had to take the anti-rabies vaccine. When can I take my Covid-19 vaccine? You will have to wait for 28 days after the last dose of the rabies vaccine. Knee replacemen...
By Dr Gita Mathai

India  /  Published 10.04.21

Rabies shot instead of Covid jab in UP

Three elderly women were allegedly administered anti-rabies injections instead of Covid vaccines at a community health centre in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district on Thursday. Saroj Verma, 70, An...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.09.20

Anti-rabies shots for strays in Telco

Tata Motors, as part of ongoing Tata Volunteering Week, will be supporting an active animal welfare group to hold a five-day drive to administer anti-rabies vaccines on strays in the steel city. ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.04.19

MGM runs out of rabies shots

When Akash Gope, 14, bitten by a stray dog near his home in Bhaktinagar, Burmamines, reached state-run MGM hospital in Sakchi on Thursday morning, he just received an anti-tetanus serum, not anti-rabi...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 07.05.19

India lags in rabies prevention

Arnav, the seven-year-old son of a Mumbai police constable, suffered serious bites on his face and body by a rabid dog in 2018. He was taken to four different hospitals before being properly diagnosed...
By Lakshmi Venkataraman

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.02.20

Anti-rabies vaccine crisis

State-run MGM Medical College and Hospital has run out of anti-rabies vaccine, prompting doctors on emergency duty to ask dog-bite victims to buy it from the market. The development comes a few days a...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 19.10.19

Survey sounds rabies treatment alert

Vaccine stock-outs, poor treatment practices and even inadequate wound-washing facilities may hobble India’s efforts to eradicate human rabies by 2030, community health experts said after a seven-st...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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