India  /  Published 25.02.21

Vaccine: beneficiaries can register from Monday

As the country gears up to inoculate people above 60 years of age and those over 45 with comorbidities against Covid-19 from March 1, official sources on Thursday said these beneficiaries would be abl...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 23.02.21

Vaccination of election officials from today

The poll officials enlisted for the upcoming Assembly elections will be vaccinated against Covid-19 from Tuesday, state health department officials said. In Calcutta, the poll officials will be inocu...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.02.21

Covid: 35% health staff miss vaccine deadline

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.02.21

Covid: localised outbreaks

India is unlikely to experience a second nationwide wave of the novel coronavirus epidemic but remains vulnerable to localised outbreaks such as in Maharashtra where average daily counts of new cases ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 20.02.21

Tough time for jab counsellors

⚫I have taken a Covid vaccine and so have hundreds of others. Nothing untoward has happened to any of us. So, it’s safe for you, too. ⚫We have all treatment facilities at the hospital. If y...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 19.02.21

Reluctance cloud on jab deadline

Bengal will not be able to vaccinate all health-care workers against Covid-19 by the February 20 deadline, an official in the state health department said. Till Thursday (February 18), the official s...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.02.21

Mop-up after vaccine deadline

All health-care workers in Bengal have to be administered the first dose of a Covid vaccine by February 20, the state government has said, prompting hospitals to draw up a list of employees yet to be ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.02.21

Below-50 vaccine criteria formulated by experts

The criteria to determine who below 50 years would be eligible for Covid-19 vaccines first will prioritise those with advanced or combinations of chronic health disorders over those with disorder...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.02.21

Vaccine: fraud rackets emerge

The lack of clarity about the registration for Covid-19 vaccine doses has led to confusion among citizens and fraudsters have jumped in to dupe elderly Calcuttans. Several people have received purpor...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.02.21

CMC closes book for Covid vaccine

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) has stopped “registering” names of people above 50 at its ward health clinics for vaccination against Covid, officials of the civic body said on Th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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