World  /  Published 25.04.22

Mix-and-match approach to Covid-19

Giving a different vaccine as the third dose than was received for the first two shots leads to better performance compared to using the booster of same preventive, according to a study published in T...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 24.04.22

Jab drive loses steam

In the middle of last year, the World Health Organisation began promoting an ambitious goal, one it said was essential for ending the pandemic: fully vaccinate 70 per cent of the population in every c...
By Rebecca Robbins, Stephanie Nolen

India  /  Published 12.04.22

186.05cr jabbed so far: Centre

Over 16,709 precaution doses of Covid-19 vaccines were administered to beneficiaries in the 18-59 years age group on the third day of the drive on Tuesday, taking the total number of such doses given ...
By Our Bureau, PTI

News  /  Published 17.03.22

Over 4,300 teaching posts vacant in IITs across India: MoS Education

The maximum vacant faculty positions are in IIT Kharagpur (815), followed by IIT Bombay (532), IIT (ISM) Dhanbad (447), IIT Madras (396), IIT Kanpur (351), IIT Roorkee (296) and IIT BHU (289)...

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.03.22

Kids' jab begins in state

Jharkhand is administering Corbevax for children between 12 and 14 years age group as covid-19 vaccination for them formally began from Wednesday. This is part of the nationwide drive that the Union ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


India  /  Published 16.03.22

Jab: Corbevax makers confident

Hyderabad-based pharmaceuticals and biologics major Biological E Ltd on Wednesday expressed confidence over getting emergency use authorisation for use of its Corbevax anti-COVID vaccine in children i...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.03.22

Date of birth spelt out for kids’ jabs

The Union health ministry on Tuesday asked states to ensure that Covid-19 vaccines are administered only to those children who have attained the age of 12 years on the date of vaccination. “The...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 11.03.22

COVID: Lowdown on vaccines for kids

In many rich countries, anyone who wants a COVID vaccine can get one — except for the youngest kids aged 2-4 years. Here are a few potential reasons why. The science on COVID-19 vaccines for ki...
By Clare Roth

India  /  Published 03.03.22

'Ensure no Covid vaccines wastage'

The Centre has asked states and UTs to consider exchange of near expiry Covid-19 vaccine vials available at private vaccination centres with long expiry vaccine doses stocked with government facilitie...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 02.03.22

Hospitals and KMC swap Covid vaccines to duck expiry dates

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has replaced about 16,000 Covid vaccine doses that were lying with private hospitals and were to expire a week later with ones that can be stored for a few more mon...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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