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

India  /  Published 09.04.22

Private booster jabs for adults

Anyone above 18 years may seek a Covid-19 vaccine booster on payment at private inoculation centres from April 10, the Centre said on Friday, announcing plans to expand its precaution dose already ava...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.04.22

Bharat Biotech hits back at WHO

India's Covid-vaccine manufacturing firm, Bharat Biotech on Sunday issued a clarification that there is " no impact on efficacy and safety of the Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin", after the&nbs...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 02.04.22

UK: Covid jabs open for kids

  Parents and carers of children aged between five and 11 years will be able to book a COVID-19 vaccine for them in England from Saturday. The country's National Health Service (NHS) opened...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

World  /  Published 02.04.22

German man got Covid jab '87 times'

A German man is under investigation after authorities discovered he'd received the coronavirus vaccine at least 87 times, the Freie Presse newspaper reported on Friday. The report comes as German...
By Deutsche Welle


News  /  Published 30.03.22

The ability to authenticate information should be a life skill: Pratik Sinha

Fact-checker cannot be adjudicator Do we need punitive measures against people who spread misinformation or disinformation regularly? I am deeply conflicted about this issue. My personal opinion is ...
By Rohan Datta

News  /  Published 26.03.22

Hospitals adopt Kolkata Municipal Corporation vaccination policy

Many private hospitals in the city are now forced to do what Kolkata Municipal Corporation was doing earlier — administer Covid vaccines only on days when there are at least 10 or more recipient...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 23.03.22

Silence on Covaxin child safety

Covaxin manufacturer Bharat Biotech on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it had made all requisite public disclosures on clinical data from the Phase III trial of the Covid-19 vaccine as required un...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.03.22

India mulling boosters for 18+

The government is considering allowing booster doses of Covid vaccine for all those above 18 years in view of a surge in infections in parts of the world and ease difficulties faced during internation...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.03.22

Covishield doses: Gap reduction recommended

India's apex body on immunisation NTAGI has recommended administering the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine Covishield between eight and 16 weeks after the first dose, official sources said on Sunda...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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