India  /  Published 09.05.21

Shot in the dark

By Koustubh Panda in

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.21

Govt provides list for private last-dose aspirants

The state government has provided private hospitals with a list of government-run Covid vaccination centres in the city where they can send recipients of Covid vaccines who have taken their first dose...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.05.21

Vaccine or placebo, unsure at trials

Two men from the city who had participated in the phase III clinical trial of Covaxin are yet to know whether they had been administered the vaccine or given a placebo, a piece of information without ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.21

Cops to guard govt jab centres

Police will be present outside government vaccination centres from May 1 to manage queues. Calcutta police commissioner Soumen Mitra on Friday instructed all police stations to prevent law and order ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.21

Agents’ rush for tests strains health staff

Police arrested an outsourced employee of JNM Hospital in Nadia’s Kalyani and two others, including a woman, on Friday allegedly for generating fake Covid-19 test reports using the official user...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.21

Jabs: questions answered

Thousands of people queued up outside Covid vaccination centres in the city on Friday. Many had their second doses scheduled in the next four-five days. They queued up on Friday fearing that doses wou...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.21

No jabs after waiting for hours

Bengal on Friday recorded 17,411 new infections, 96 deaths and 12,885 recoveries. The number of active cases has risen to 1.13 lakh. Of the 89 deaths, 28 were reported from Calcutta and 20 from North...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.04.21

Vaccine camp at Uniworld

Uniworld City became the first housing complex in New Town to host a vaccination camp. The camp, held on Tuesday, got 150 people vaccinated. “We arranged for the vaccine and the nurse. They pro...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 30.04.21

Covid: Long queues at vaccination centres

Covid vaccination centres in the city struggled to manage long queues as people flocked for jabs fearing doses would get scarcer after May 1. Most private hospitals administered only second doses on ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

States  /  Published 30.04.21

Sikkim: No vaccine for young

The Sikkim government on Thursday said the vaccination drive for people in the age-group of 18 and 44 could not be rolled out from May 1, the scheduled date for its nationwide launch, for want of adeq...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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