Calcutta  /  Published 22.02.21

Five more CMC jab sites from Monday

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has decided to open five more Covid-19 vaccination sites on Monday to try and speed up inoculation of frontline and health-care workers, officials said on Sunday. T...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.21

Covid: 194 cases and 3 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Friday logged 238 Covid-19 recoveries, 194 infections and three deaths as total active cases dropped for the 116th consecutive day since Vijaya Dashami last year. The total of active cases,...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.02.21

Keep following Covid protocols: Doctors

Senior doctors on the Bengal government’s committee for management and containment of Covid-19 have urged people to continue adhering to the protocols strictly because the coronavirus is still a...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.02.21

Jab drive trips on ebbing fear, poor data

The reluctance among a section of people to take Covid-19 vaccine doses is because of abating fear of the coronavirus and lack of adequate data, public health experts and government officials said on ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.02.21

Bengal: at 42%, vaccine score tells a tale

The Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Bengal stepped on its 24th day on Monday but only around 42 per cent of the targeted recipients have been inoculated so far against the disease. Officials in the ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 15.02.21

Undertakings sought on vaccine refusal

The Bengal government has made it mandatory for health workers unwilling to take Covid-19 jabs to give a written undertaking to the health department that they are reluctant to take the vaccine. Sour...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 11.02.21

Vaccine: book raises questions

Some Calcutta Municipal Corporation clinics have kept a book where people above 50 can “register” their names for receiving Covid-19 vaccine doses, though there is no clarity whether such ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.02.21

Vaccine: focus on elderly & ill

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.02.21

India orders 10 million new doses of Covishield

The government has placed orders for one crore additional doses of Covishield from Serum Institute of India and 45 lakh more doses of Covaxin from Bharat Biotech, officials of the two vaccine makers s...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 06.02.21

Kid immune camps on February 22

Special camps will be held in Calcutta and elsewhere in the state later this month to vaccinate children who may have missed any of the vaccine doses administered under the universal immunisation prog...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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