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Experts address the challenges around immunisation awareness and eliminate the prevalent myths and misconceptions around vaccination in India
Published on May 19, 2023 05:24 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
According to sources, the students were given the shots as part of a vaccination drive organised by the health department and soon after being administered the shots, the students started to feel uneasy and fell unconscious
The country's tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 4.49 crore (4,49,76,599).
Published on May 11, 2023 10:18 AM IST
Mumbai's rollout of the intranasal Covid-19 vaccine saw a low response on the first day with only 23 senior citizens taking the booster dose. The vaccine, iNCOVACC by Bharat Biotech, will be administered to those above the age of 60 and eligible six months after their second dose of either Covishield or Covaxin. The state health department recently procured 2 lakh doses, of which BMC procured around 2,000 doses. The vaccine will be given through spot registration at 24 centres across Mumbai.
The vaccination drive will take place in 24 centres – one in every civic ward – across the city. The vaccine will be given through spot registration and addresses of all the locations will be posted daily on BMC’S Twitter account.
In an hour-long drill carried out at the Covid-19 ward building in the hospital, officials reviewed the preparedness of the hospital in attending to the patients in case of a rise in the number of Covid patients
Uttarakhand health minister Dhan Singh Rawat said necessary instructions have been given to the departmental officers to provide health facilities to the pilgrims on the Char Dham Yatra routes
Six weeks since the vaccine drive started, it is becoming apparent that the road ahead for booster coverage is going to be different in terms of pushing for coverage. Here's what we know:
97% of the country’s adult population has received at least one shot of the Covid-19 vaccine by March 29 while 84% have received both shots
Updated on Mar 31, 2022 12:20 PM IST
Inoculation of children against Covid-19 in the 12-15 age cohort will begin on Wednesday and initially take place only at government vaccination centres across India till Biological E, the maker of Corbevax, announces the price of its vaccine for the private sector.
As many as 4,83,60,117 teenagers have so far been vaccinated against Covid-19 in India, of which, 11,28,099 have received both shots. Notably, India began vaccinating people aged above 15 from January 3 onwards.
Updated on Feb 02, 2022 03:53 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi
According to data from the Co-WIN portal’s dashboard, 41,27,468 doses of the vaccine were administered to those in the age group as of 9.30pm.
Updated on Jan 03, 2022 11:05 PM IST
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The Cowin platform had till Sunday evening recorded over six lakh registrations in the age group of 15-18.
Published on Jan 03, 2022 05:43 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
The Centre has planned a series of events to mark 1 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccine. While Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya will release a song on the occasion, the country's largest Khadi flag will be displayed at the historic Red Fort.
As many as 10,000 fisherfolk and people from vulnerable communities in south Mumbai will receive the two doses of the Covishield vaccine as per government directives and protocols, free-of-cost.
Panama plans to open for tourists and offer them vaccines as more than 70% of the population is expected to have two vaccines by next month. Panama initially lagged peers in its vaccination drive but is now among the regional leaders with 56% of its population fully vaccinated
Updated on Sep 23, 2021 07:47 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
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
Updated on Jun 02, 2021 09:50 AM IST
Mmaximum 21 adverse events have been reported from Pauri Garhwal district, according to the state health department’s records.
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.
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 06:43 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
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.
Updated on Dec 07, 2018 09:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiAnkita Bhatkhande and Sadaguru Pandit
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
Civic body to immunise 30 lakh children in age group of nine months to 15 years
Published on Nov 08, 2018 01:04 AM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiAayushi Pratap