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A sanitation worker was the first to receive Covid 19 vaccine in Bhubaneswar(HT Photo)

Covid vaccination starts in Odisha, class IV hospital employee gets first shot

By Debabrata Mohanty | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:56 PM IST
  • Odisha has received 4.08 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine and 20,000 doses of Covaxin vaccine in the first lot
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Union health minister Harsh Vardhan held up a dose of COVAXIN developed by Bharat Biotech to the media.(HT Photo/ Amal KS)
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan held up a dose of COVAXIN developed by Bharat Biotech to the media.(HT Photo/ Amal KS)

Covid-19 vaccine will work as 'sanjeevani': Union health minister Harsh Vardhan

Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:54 PM IST
The minister was speaking after witnessing the administration of the first coronavirus shot to a sanitation worker at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
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A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a health worker in the presence of state CM BS Yediyurappa.(PTI)
A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a health worker in the presence of state CM BS Yediyurappa.(PTI)

First phase Covid-19 vaccination drive begins at 243 sites in Karnataka

PTI, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:54 PM IST
According to the Health Department, Covishield will be administered in 237 centres and Covaxin in six centres.
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Secretary of security John Lee Ka-Chiu addressing media in Hong Kong.(Reuters/ File photo)
Secretary of security John Lee Ka-Chiu addressing media in Hong Kong.(Reuters/ File photo)

Hong Kong government 'strongly' objects to US congressional report

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:52 PM IST
The annual report from the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China this week said that the "one country, two systems" framework in Hong Kong has been "dismantled", severely undermining the rule of law and respect for human rights that the city has long enjoyed.
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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.(Pool via REUTERS)
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.(Pool via REUTERS)

Solskjaer says Liverpool clash a reality check for Man Utd

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:51 PM IST
Leaders United have 36 points from 17 games, three more than second-placed Liverpool before the blockbuster clash at Anfield and Solskjaer backed his team to extend their advantage with a victory on the back of their superb form.
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South Africa’s Quinton de Kock in action(Getty Images)
South Africa’s Quinton de Kock in action(Getty Images)

South Africa arrive in Pakistan for 1st Test series since 2007

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:50 PM IST
The present tour comprises two test matches at Karachi (Jan. 26-30) and Rawalpindi (Feb. 4-8), followed by a three-match Twenty20 series at Lahore, starting from Feb. 11.
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100 healthcare workers at each hospital will be administered the vaccine.(PTI file photo)
100 healthcare workers at each hospital will be administered the vaccine.(PTI file photo)

Healthcare worker first in Indore to get vaccine shot against Covid-19

ANI, Indore
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:50 PM IST
Besides MY Hospital, four others including Aurobindo Hospital, Rajshri Apollo, Bombay Hospital, and ESIC began the vaccination drive.
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Serum Institute of India (SII) chief executive officer Adar Poonawalla is seen in Pune in this file photo.(Shankar Narayan/HT Photo)
Serum Institute of India (SII) chief executive officer Adar Poonawalla is seen in Pune in this file photo.(Shankar Narayan/HT Photo)

Adar Poonawalla receives Covishield shot, wishes PM success in vaccine drive

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:49 PM IST
PM Modi launched India's vaccination drive against the novel coronavirus via video conferencing.
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A nurse prepares a Covid-19 vaccine before it is administered, (HT Photo)
A nurse prepares a Covid-19 vaccine before it is administered, (HT Photo)

Covid-19 vaccine drive launched in Kerala, 13,330 healthcare workers on Day 1

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:48 PM IST
In the initial phase, the vaccination will be given to the healthcare workers, and in the next phase, it will be made available to the police, central armed forces, municipality employees, other frontline workers and volunteers, the Minister said.
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Dr Sardana said the beginning of the Covid 19 vaccination drive was a proud moment.
Dr Sardana said the beginning of the Covid 19 vaccination drive was a proud moment.

Kota medical college principal 1st to get vaccine after recovering from Covid-19

By HT Correspondent, Kota
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:43 PM IST
  • Vijay Sardana (58) was critically infected with Covid-19 in September 2020 and was hospitalized in Covid-19 ICU for a week but he didn’t lose courage
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