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Vaccination
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

News  /  Published 04.04.22

Sixty per cent of 12-14 group given first vaccine dose across Bengal

Around 60 per cent of the children in the age group of 12 to 14 in Bengal have been administered one dose of Corbevax, a Covid vaccine, an official in the state health department said on Sunday. The ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.04.22

Staff shortage affects jab

The retrenchment of 101 para medical engaged for a wide range for services including vaccination, sample testing and covid screening has greatly affected the vaccination drive as well as covid screeni...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

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India  /  Published 26.03.22

PM's photo back in CoWIN certificates

With the conclusion of the Assembly polls in five states, including Uttar Pradesh, the Centre plans to resume publishing the photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Covid-19 vaccination certific...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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


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