India  /  Published 27.05.22

Co-WIN: for all vaccines soon

The Union government is planning to repurpose the Co-WIN platform for India's Universal Immunisation Programme and other national health programmes while continuing with its current function of re...
By Payal Banerjee in New Delhi

News  /  Published 21.05.22

Adult immunisation centre at Belle Vue Clinic

Various aspects of adult immunisation were discussed at the launch of an adult immunisation centre at Belle Vue Clinic in south-central Kolkata on Friday. Doctors said with age, people become more su...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.05.22

RN Tagore hospital offers jabs to 3 Kolkata schools

A private city hospital has approached several schools to administer Covid vaccination to students and teachers free of cost before they run out of stock or the vaccines expire. Some of the schools s...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.05.22

Covid vaccines given after expiry? Panel orders probe

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has ordered an investigation into an allegation that a diagnostic centre-cum-polyclinic in south Kolkata has administered Covid vaccine dos...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 04.05.22

Bharat Biotech seeks DCGI nod

Bharat Biotech has sought permission from India's drug regulator to conduct a phase 2/3 study of its Covid vaccine Covaxin as a booster dose among those aged two to 18 years, sources told PTI. Pr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 02.05.22

SC no to forced vaccination

No individual can be forced to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the Supreme Court said on Monday and asked the Centre to make public data on the immunisation's adverse events. Bodily autonomy and...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.04.22

Singapore: 2 Indian origin men jailed

A court here sent two Indian origin men to five-day jail in a case involving lying about the covid vaccination status to enter a bar. Utheyakumar Nallathamby, 65, had impersonated as Rughbir Singh, 37...
By Gurdip Singh in Singapore

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.04.22

Corbevax lacks takers

With the fourth Covid wave hovering in the sky, vaccination for the 12-14 years age group, which is considered to be the most vulnerable group, sees a very low turnout in the steel city. To get more ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 26.04.22

Covaxin nod for kids aged 6-12

India's drug regulator has granted emergency use authorisation for Biological E's COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax for those aged five to 12 years and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children in the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 24.04.22

Jab drive loses steam

In the middle of last year, the World Health Organisation began promoting an ambitious goal, one it said was essential for ending the pandemic: fully vaccinate 70 per cent of the population in every c...
By Rebecca Robbins, Stephanie Nolen


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