India  /  Published 09.01.21

Covid vaccination drive to begin from January 16

The Covid-19 vaccination drive in India will begin on January 16, the Union government said on Saturday evening, following a high-level meeting led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the pandemic situ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

Vaccine dry run tomorrow

The second dry run for Covid vaccination will be held on Friday across 23 districts of Bengal. Each district will have three vaccination centres. The first dry run was restricted to three centres in ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.21

First vaccine dry run, crowds expect jab

Amid reports of the Covid-19 vaccine’s rollout in the country soon, Bengal’s first dry run of the vaccination process was held at three places in North 24-Parganas on Saturday.  At e...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.21

Palamau: a case of nerves on Day One

At Medinirai Medical College and Hospital, as the nervous nurse held the syringe during the dry run for administering a vaccine on Saturday, the health officer asked her to hold it straight, and at a ...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

India  /  Published 16.12.20

Integrated effort to support and promote vaccine

The Indian government is making all efforts to support and promote the development of Covid-19 vaccine, however, there is a need to strengthen cold chain logistics and remove vaccine hesitancy, expert...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 15.12.20

Covid-19 test price slashed

A notification issued by the National Health Mission (NHM) stated that the Jharkhand government on Tuesday had halved the price for Covid-19 tests across the state, through RT-PCR at private facilitie...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.20

Vaccine storage class to start

Bengal will start training senior health officials in various districts from Thursday on how to handle cold chains after the Centre on Tuesday asked state governments to ramp up infrastructure to stor...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.20

Bengal: can tackle Covid shots

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said during a videoconference of chief ministers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the Bengal government was ready with manpower and infrastructure to carry out Covid-1...
in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.09.20

Rs 80,000 cr for vaccination

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.08.20

ICMR, doctors don't see eye to eye on vaccine

The head of India’s apex health research agency said on Tuesday that both indigenous vaccine candidates against the coronavirus disease had completed phase 1 safety studies and were undergoing p...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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