Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

Doctors will 'skip' Covaxin

Many doctors in Calcutta who will not get the Covid jabs in the first round of vaccination said they would skip the second round if the “untested Indian vaccine” is given to them.  I...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

CMC set to triple vaccination sites

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation will triple the number of Covid-19 vaccination sites from next week, civic officials said on Monday. Five ward health clinics located in as many boroughs of Calcutt...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

Day Two turnout of vaccination lower than Day One

A little over 60 per cent of the people who were supposed to be vaccinated across Bengal took the Covid jab on Monday. In Calcutta, the figure was slightly better at 81 per cent.  The health aut...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.21

Vax invite count increased to 200

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to invite 200 health workers to each of the 207 vaccination centres across the state from Tuesday to achieve the target of administering Covid-19 vaccines to...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 18.01.21

Vaccine: adverse events count comforting

India has recorded 447 cases of adverse events following immunisation (AEFIs) among over 224,300 healthcare workers who received Covid-19 vaccines over the weekend, the vast majority of them minor or ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 17.01.21

V-Day 1: 43 per cent missed out

India launched its nationwide Covid-19 vaccination campaign on Saturday with the number of those vaccinated falling short of the day’s target by 43 per cent, which health officials and doctors a...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.01.21

Naveen talks to vaccine receivers

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday talked to the beneficiaries who were administered the first dose of the corona vaccine. Among the beneficiaries were a health worker from Capital Hospital, B...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 17.01.21

Other viruses: no transparency

Vaccinating everyone in the country is far from easy. But India’s success in eradicating polio may be matched by the new achievement of inoculating its people against Covid-19. Yet some doubts a...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 16.01.21

V-Day: 1.6 lakh get Covishield

As India kicked off the first phase of its massive Covid-19 vaccination drive, over 1.65 lakh beneficiaries were inoculated with the jabs across 3,351 session sites in the country on Saturday, the gov...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.01.21

‘Just a pinch in the arm, nothing unusual’

When Mariam Guriya, a cleanliness worker at Ranchi’s Sadar hospital, walked out of the vaccination centre about an hour after becoming the first recipient of Covishield in the state on Satu...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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