News  /  Published 19.03.22

West Bengal to begin vaccination drive for children aged 12-14 years from March 21

Separate vaccination centres on school premises will be established in keeping with all safety norms to cover children under the inoculation drive...

News  /  Published 18.03.22

Vaccine for children aged 12 to 14 years from Monday

Vaccination of children aged 12 to 14 years and administration of booster doses to everyone aged 60 or above will start in Bengal on Monday, the state health department said in a notification on Thurs...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.22

Bengal: Jab for kids from Monday

The West Bengal government will roll out the inoculation drive for children in the 12-14 years age group from March 21 even as the programme was launched across the country on Wednesday, an official s...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.03.22

Over 3 lakh jabs on Day 1 to kids

  Over 3 lakh children between 12 and 14 years have received their first shot of Covid vaccine taking the total doses administered in the country to over 180.80 crore, according to Union Health ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.03.22

Delhi: Covid jab for children starts

Vaccination of children in the 12-14 years age group against COVID-19 started in Delhi on Wednesday, amid a steady dip in coronavirus cases reported in the national capital. About six to seven lakh c...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


News  /  Published 16.03.22

Hospitals wary of kid jabs deal

There are approximately 30 lakh children in the 12-14 age group in the state, said Ajay Chakraborty, Bengal’s director of health services. A number of private hospitals said they would not proc...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 15.03.22

Jab for kids: Govt issues guidelines

The Centre on Tuesday released guidelines for Covid-19 vaccination of children between 12-14 years that will begin from March 16 and said only the Corbevax vaccine would be used for the beneficiaries ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.03.22

Jabs: National award for nurses

Two young auxiliary nurse midwives (ANMs) from Jharkhand, who are currently posted on Covid vaccination duty in Ranchi for over a year, will be awarded by the union health ministry for conducting the ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Science Tech  /  Published 07.03.22

Battle of Memories

As people across the world grapple with the prospect of living with the coronavirus for the foreseeable future, one question looms large: how soon before they need yet another shot? Not for many mont...
By Apoorva Mandavilli

India  /  Published 06.03.22

Covovax: Govt proposes consent for phase-3

An expert panel of India's central drug authority has recommended permission for conducting a phase-3 clinical trial of Covid vaccine Covovax as a booster dose in adults, official sources said on ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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