Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

Elderly home vaccine query

Many elderly people across the city, who are either too ill to go out or stay alone, are calling up private hospitals asking whether it is possible to administer the Covid-19 vaccine at home. However,...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.03.21

Hospitals opt for spot-registration

Several private hospitals that started giving Covid-19 vaccine jabs to senior citizens and people above 45 with comorbidities on Wednesday got the recipients registered with the Co-Win2 portal at thei...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.03.21

Help-desks to help senior citizens

Siddhartha Chakravorty, 67 a schoolteacher There was some error — this was the message that appeared on Chakravorty’s screen as he opted for Aadhaar card as his photo identity. When he tr...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.03.21

Co-Win portal trips on Day One rush for vaccine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took his first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine and urged people to vaccinate themselves, but the Centre’s online portal for advance registration appeared unprep...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 01.03.21

Covid: Vaccine at 10 private hospitals

By Our Bureau in Calcutta, New Delhi


Science Tech  /  Published 01.03.21

Covid-19: why you need the jab?

How effective can vaccines be in developing a strong immunity against Sars-Cov2 or the coronavirus? To answer this, we first need to know how our immune system works. When a pathogen enters the body, ...
By Koustubh Panda in

Calcutta  /  Published 28.02.21

Jab for pre-registered at private hospitals

People who want to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in a private hospital will have to register through the CoWin 2 app, as walk-in registration facility would not be allowed immediately, a senior heal...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.02.21

Covid: Centre prod to 8 states

The Centre on Saturday asked eight states, including Bengal, to improve testing rates, intensify surveillance and conduct priority vaccination drives in districts with large numbers of Covid-19 cases ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.02.21

Covid: vaccine cost Rs 250 per dose

Private hospitals serving as Covid-19 vaccination centres may charge Rs 250 per dose, the Union health ministry said on Saturday, announcing the prefixed cost and eligibility criteria for the campaign...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 27.02.21

Jab worry over facilities

Many private hospitals in Calcutta are worried that if they are not allowed enough time to ramp up infrastructure and deploy personnel, the demand for Covid-19 vaccination could overwhelm them once do...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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