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Vaccination
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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News  /  Published 23.04.22

IIT Kharagpur plans staggered arrival of students to campus

The ICSE council on Friday said in a circular that vaccination of students is only an advisory and neither “compulsory, mandatory nor a pre-condition for candidates appearing for ICSE & ISC ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Covid vaccine camp in Salt Lake FE Block on Saturday

Senior citizens and students of FE Block will get to take their Covid vaccine booster dose free of cost in their neighbourhood on Saturday. The block residents’ association has organised a vacci...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 13.04.22

‘Poor’ response to booster shot in Kolkata healthcare centres

Chandramouli Bhattacharya, an infectious disease specialist at Peerless Hospital, said a large section of the population had started believing that Covid — or at least the worst of it — wa...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.04.22

1,000 get boosters at 89 jab centres across West Bengal on Day 1

More than 1,000 people aged between 18 and 59 took their booster dose of Covid vaccines at 89 private vaccination centres in Bengal on Sunday. The drive to administer the booster — or the preca...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.04.22

Centre nod to booster vaccine for all adults spurs hope for Kolkata hospitals

The hospital is having barely 20 recipients every day on an average. In late February and early March, the KMC had swapped 16,000 doses of Covid vaccines, which were to expire in March, with private ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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