Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

CMC doubles Covid vaccine sites

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has more than doubled the Covid-19 vaccination sites from Thursday, with 50 ward health clinics inoculating people above 60 and those between 45 and 59 with comorbid...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.03.21

'Covaxin shows 81% efficacy'

Covishield evoked a strong immune response 28 days after the first dose, researchers in Delhi have reported in a study that they say represents the first public data from India on the immune responses...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.21

Jabs only at 2 private hospitals in Ranchi

Only two of the 71 private hospitals empanelled for the second phase of the immunization programme here in Ranchi have started inoculating senior citizens and middle-ager...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 03.03.21

Centre call to allow jabs at all private hospitals

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 03.03.21

Elderly made to wait for hours

Hundreds of elderly people in and around Calcutta waited for hours on Tuesday for a Covid-19 vaccine shot and many went back without getting one because of glitches in the registration portal and othe...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.21

Glitches in app hit vaccination drive

Thousands of senior citizens across Bengal on Monday had to wait for hours or left without a jab from the hospital as the CoWin 2.0 app faced glitches on a day the central health ministry started vacc...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 01.03.21

Guide to Covid vaccination

The Bengal health department has said Covid-19 vaccination for people above 59 and those between 45 and 59 with comorbidities is set to start across the state on Monday. The Co-Win 2 app, the digital...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 28.02.21

Covid threatened the public university most

Newspapers report that from next week on, people over sixty will be eligible for vaccination as will those over forty-five with conditions that make them vulnerable to Covid-19. Setting aside, for a m...
By Mukul Kesavan in

India  /  Published 27.02.21

Vaccine cost fixed at Rs 250

Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 per dose of Covid-19 vaccine, official sources said on Saturday as India prepares to vaccinate people aged above 60 years and those over 45 with comorbidities...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.02.21

Vaccine: three routes to jabs

Eligible people can seek Covid-19 vaccination through online pre-registration, walk-in spot registration or state-organised bulk inoculation, the Union health ministry said on Friday, outlining three ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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