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India launched the Covid-19 vaccination drive on January 16, 2021, and since then, the country has administered at least 36 million vaccine doses.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

India to analyse age-specific death rates in vaccinated people

UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2021 03:35 AM IST
  • The AEFI analysis will be being done in the age groups of 20-40, 40-50, 50-60, and 60 years and above.
General view of vaccine recipients waiting at Messe Wien Congress Center, which has been set up as a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination centre, in Vienna, Austria(AFP)
General view of vaccine recipients waiting at Messe Wien Congress Center, which has been set up as a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination centre, in Vienna, Austria(AFP)

Austria stops using doses of one batch of AstraZeneca vaccine after nurse death

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 08:27 PM IST
  • The decision had been taken as a precaution, the National Office for Health System Safety (BASG) said late on Sunday, adding that there was "no evidence of a causal link" between the jab and the woman's death.
People queue up at a community vaccination centre to receive a dose of the Sinovac Biotech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Hong Kong, China. (REUTERS)
People queue up at a community vaccination centre to receive a dose of the Sinovac Biotech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Hong Kong, China. (REUTERS)

Hong Kong to vaccinate teachers, cab drivers despite reports of adverse events

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 02:35 PM IST
At least two people have died and several fallen seriously ill after receiving a vaccination by China's Sinovac.
In Delhi, 240,000 health workers have registered for the vaccination.(Photo: ANI)
In Delhi, 240,000 health workers have registered for the vaccination.(Photo: ANI)

9,494 get vaccine jabs in city, trial for front line workers starts

By Abhishek Dey
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 06:07 AM IST
The 9,494 beneficiaries who got the shots on Thursday, include both health care workers and front line workers. But the government did not share data for beneficiaries under each category.
Of the sixteen, 15 had received Covishield which is being administered at 75 of the 81 vaccination sites.(Bloomberg Photo )
Of the sixteen, 15 had received Covishield which is being administered at 75 of the 81 vaccination sites.(Bloomberg Photo )

Covid vaccination: 16 minor adverse events on Tuesday

UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 03:10 AM IST
The highest number of adverse events following immunisation (AEFi) – four -- was reported in Central district, followed by two each in North, Shahdara, South, and Southwest Delhi. One AEFI was reported each from East, Northwest and West Delhi districts.
Various reasons are being attributed to the low turnout, including some technical issues and fears related to adverse events.(HT file photo)
Various reasons are being attributed to the low turnout, including some technical issues and fears related to adverse events.(HT file photo)

Apprehensions after AEFI cases may be reason of low vaccination turnout: Experts

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:42 PM IST
Cases of AEFI was reported in 26 persons, including two severe ones, and one person was hospitalised.
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