May 13, 2022 1:31 pm
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, many African countries have lagged far behind much of the world in getting their people vaccinated — and some countries have had difficulty distributing what doses they did get.
May 06, 2022 4:25 pm
Pfizer and Moderna have provided the vast majority of COVID-19 vaccines in the US. More than 200 million Americans have been fully vaccinated with the companies' two-dose shots while less than 17 million Americans got the J&J shot.
April 28, 2022 11:34 am
The uptake of the second dose in the 12-14 age category has been slower with schools reopening fully for offline classes from the beginning of April.
March 29, 2022 9:58 am
The doctor is also accused of facilitating the uploading of pre-event testing (PET) results, obtained through remote PET that was "not conducted in a manner in accordance" with the prevailing regulations, added the council.
March 23, 2022 11:34 am
The drive has picked up the pace with district teams now immunising children in their schools during camps. There are more than 6 lakh children in this age group in Delhi. The numbers are likely to pick up when camps will be organised in schools.
March 17, 2022 7:56 am
The vaccination team gives Sinopharm, donated from China, to the youngest and healthiest people because they’ve been told it’s the least effective of the vaccines, said Abdulai Conteh, who runs the operation.
March 16, 2022 11:22 am
Modi noted that today is an important day in India's efforts to vaccinate its citizens as now onwards, youngsters in the 12-14 age group were eligible for vaccines and all those above 60 were eligible for precaution doses.
March 15, 2022 5:35 am
The move comes two months after the Union Health Ministry expanded the campaign to cover adolescents in the age group of 15-18 years, who were allocated Covaxin, the country's first indigenous Covid vaccine.
March 08, 2022 7:03 am
Additional Municipal Commissioner Suresh Kakani speaks about the challenges posed by Covid-19 on Mumbai’s healthcare facilities, how prepared the city is to handle a probable fourth wave and his take on when elections are likely to be held in the country's richest urban local body
February 16, 2022 11:26 am
Over the last ten days, children accounted for 42 per cent of vaccination and those aged between 18 and 44 for 43 per cent. Precaution doses accounted for less than 8 per cent of vaccination.
June 14, 2021 2:54 pm
The restrictions imposed to tackle the spread of the pandemic has added to the woes of the economically weaker sections of the society, with migrant workers being badly hit.
June 12, 2021 3:07 pm
Dr V K Paul, who heads the country’s Covid task force, said the US decision will not have any regulatory impact in India.
May 25, 2021 12:50 pm
The Centre has now allowed walk-in registration for vaccination for the 18-44 age group. However, the option is only open at government-run Covid vaccination centres for now.
March 03, 2021 7:41 pm
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Over three crore medical professionals and frontline workers are set to get a shot of anti-Covid vaccine after Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday launched India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive.
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December 28, 2020 7:23 pm
As a second wave of the coronavirus hits countries around the world, the first shipments of COVID-19 vaccine are being distributed to healthcare workers and vulnerable residents and staff of nursing homes.
November 28, 2020 9:18 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pune to review the development and manufacturing process of coronavirus vaccines at facilities in these cities.