Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.21

25 join East Singhbhum dry run

The East Singhbhum district health department carried out a dry run for Covid vaccinations at two health hubs on Saturday, days after a dozen-odd people staying a hotel here tested positive for the co...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Ward clinics to host vaccine sites

The ward health clinics run by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation will be used as sites to administer Covid vaccines in Calcutta, officials of the civic body have said. The CMC’s experience in ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.01.21

Oxford vaccine cleared in India

India’s drug regulatory expert panel on Friday recommended the emergency use of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine against Covid-19, clearing the decks for an unprecedented government campaign to in...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.01.21

Oxford vaccine emergency use

An expert panel on Covid-19 of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Friday recommended grant of permission for restricted emergency use of Oxford Covid-19 vaccine Covishield in I...
By Payal Banerjee in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.21

Vaccine: Dry run in 5 districts

Medical officers and other staff of Jharkhand engaged with vaccinating people against Covid-19 will on Saturday conduct dry runs in Ranchi and four or five more districts on Saturday to gauge prepared...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


India  /  Published 31.12.20

PM: Covid-19 vaccine rollout soon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said preparations for inoculating citizens with the Covid-19 vaccine are in their last stages, just a day after the Centre-appointed expert team assessed the e...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 31.12.20

India vaccine nod countdown begins

India appears to be only two days away from granting emergency use authorisation to a vaccine against the coronavirus disease, experts said on Wednesday after the UK’s regulatory authority appro...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 31.12.20

Covid: a jab to save lives globally

The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, the “game changer” which will be rolled out in the UK from January 4 after being given the go ahead on Wednesday, will be “used to save lives across t...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 30.12.20

UK nod to Oxford vaccine

An independent regulator in the United Kingdom on Wednesday approved the coronavirus vaccine designed by scientists at the University of Oxford and produced by AstraZeneca for human use. The approval...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London

Health  /  Published 30.12.20

Shot to keep you safe

All over the world, vaccines are administered, starting at birth, to provide immunisation against a variety of diseases. They enhance the body’s natural defences in the fight against disease-cau...
By Dr Gita Mathai


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