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Teenage Vaccination
News  /  Published 25.03.22

Vaccination drive starts for 12-14-year-olds in Salt Lake and New Town

The Covid vaccination programme for 12-14 year olds started on Tuesday in both Salt Lake and New Town. Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation is administering Corbevax from the ground floor of Matri Sadan...
By Snehal Sengupta, Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 23.03.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation wants first dose for 12-14 age group by April 21

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has asked medical officers involved in Covid vaccination to try and administer the first dose of Corbevax to all children aged between 12 and 14 by April 21. It ha...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.03.22

88,000 kids get Corbevax shot across West Bengal on Day 1

“We had not expected a great turnout on the first day,” said a health official in Jhargram, 175km southwest of Kolkata, where the day’s temperature crossed 36 degrees Celsius. &ldquo...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.03.22

Schools in talks with Kolkata Municipal Corporation over vaccination of students

Several heads said they would prefer to hold the camps during the break so the term-end activities are not disrupted. The camps in schools will be organised by the state education department and the ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.03.22

37 KMC units to vaccinate 12-14 age group cross 16 boroughs

“We are ready to reach out to any school that is willing to conduct vaccination. The authorities need to inform us and give us time to set up a team of vaccinators,” an official in the KMC...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.03.22

Vaccine for children aged 12 to 14 years from Monday

Vaccination of children aged 12 to 14 years and administration of booster doses to everyone aged 60 or above will start in Bengal on Monday, the state health department said in a notification on Thurs...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.03.22

Hospitals wary of kid jabs deal

There are approximately 30 lakh children in the 12-14 age group in the state, said Ajay Chakraborty, Bengal’s director of health services. A number of private hospitals said they would not proc...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.03.22

Kolkata schools weigh options for vaccination of students in 12-14 age group

Several schools are keen on starting talks with the civic body on the vaccination of children in the 12-14 age group and also want to wait and watch to assess how many parents want their children to h...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.03.22

Bengal targets 12-14-year-old kids’ vaccination from Wednesday

According to the senior official, Bengal has stocked up at least 31 lakh doses of Corbevax for over 47 lakh children in the 12-14-years’ age group. Beneficiaries will be administered two d...
By PTI in Kolkata


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