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China dodges reopening borders to foreigners despite mass vaccination drive(Photo by Bruce Röttgers on Unsplash)

China dodges reopening borders to foreigners despite mass vaccination drive

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2021 09:50 AM IST
Despite only one Covid-19 fatality in the last 13 months and growing protection from inoculations, China maintains aggressive rhetoric when talking about the risks the coronavirus still poses and seems to be in no hurry to reopen borders for foreign arrivals
The woman admitted at AIIMS Rishikesh had experienced low blood pressure and complained of blurry vision after vaccination. (HT Photo/Representational)
The woman admitted at AIIMS Rishikesh had experienced low blood pressure and complained of blurry vision after vaccination. (HT Photo/Representational)

Uttarakhand reported 80 adverse events post Covid vaccination, most are minor

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2021 08:19 AM IST
  • Mmaximum 21 adverse events have been reported from Pauri Garhwal district, according to the state health department’s records.
People wait during the administration of Covaxin, an Indian government-backed experimental Covid-19 vaccine, during its human trials, at the Gujarat Medical Education & Research Society in Ahmedabad.(PTI)
People wait during the administration of Covaxin, an Indian government-backed experimental Covid-19 vaccine, during its human trials, at the Gujarat Medical Education & Research Society in Ahmedabad.(PTI)

Covid-19: How states are preparing for vaccination drive

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 06:43 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has recently announced in the Assembly that the state is getting ready to vaccinate one crore people in three months.
Dr Chandrashekhar Chiplunkar, assistant health officer, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), said of the 5,98,687 children who were supposed to be vaccinated as on December 6, 4,29,994 (71.8%) were vaccinated.
Dr Chandrashekhar Chiplunkar, assistant health officer, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), said of the 5,98,687 children who were supposed to be vaccinated as on December 6, 4,29,994 (71.8%) were vaccinated.

Student absenteeism in Maharashtra turns hurdle in measles-rubella vaccination drive

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande and Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 09:07 AM IST
The state education department on Thursday asked officials across the state to address student absenteeism during the measles-rubella (MR) vaccination drive, as per the Centre’s directives, which started on November 27 to ensure 100% coverage across all schools.
India accounts for 37% of global measles death, it also has the second highest population of children across the globe that has not been vaccinated against measles.(AFP)
India accounts for 37% of global measles death, it also has the second highest population of children across the globe that has not been vaccinated against measles.(AFP)

31 measles outbreaks in city; BMC to start vaccination drive

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 02:29 PM IST
As per the directives from the government of India, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will start a vaccination campaign against rubella in the city from November 27
The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines an outbreak as at least five cases reported from an area.(HT/PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATION)
The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines an outbreak as at least five cases reported from an area.(HT/PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATION)

Mumbai sees 31 outbreaks of measles, BMC to start vaccination drive

Hindustan Times | By Aayushi Pratap, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2018 01:04 AM IST
Civic body to immunise 30 lakh children in age group of nine months to 15 years
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