Friday, Sep 30, 2022

Covid vaccination drive


Free drive perks up 3rd dose, but adult coverage just 21%

September 26, 2022 7:00 am

So far, only 22.24 per cent of the adult population in the country has received the third precaution dose, with the coverage among those above 60 years more than double that of those in the 18-59 years bracket.

Tamil Nadu inoculates 13.77 lakh in 34th mass Covid vaccination drive

August 22, 2022 8:37 am

The department commenced the mass vaccination every Sunday since September 12, 2021, conducting over one lakh camps at primary health centres, government schools, and anganwadi centres, among others.

Have you received your Covid-19 booster dose yet? Doc explains its efficacy

July 27, 2022 8:28 pm

"After three deadly waves, people should realise how fatal Covid can be and, therefore, after two primary doses of the vaccine, getting jabbed with booster doses is crucial," says a doctor

PMC appeals to parents to get 12-14 year children vaccinated through Vaccine on Wheels initiative

June 20, 2022 1:21 pm

The beneficiaries will have to carry their Aadhaar card for getting vaccinated and should be born between 2008 to March 2010.

Covid-19 vaccination remains slow in Delhi despite rise in cases, door-to-door campaign

June 15, 2022 11:39 am

Only 3.17 lakh doses were administered in Delhi in the first fourteen days of June as compared to 3.2 lakh doses during the last fourteen days of May.

Doctor in the House: Here’s what you need to know about vaccines for children and young adults

May 18, 2022 5:45 pm

With children returning to normal life and school, vaccination is necessary to reduce incidences of severe cases of COVID-19

Don’t delay vaccination or indulge in daredevilry by dropping masks: Maharashtra health minister

March 31, 2022 12:29 am

According to state health department data, more than 16.09 crore doses have been administered in Maharashtra.

Schools take the lead as vaccine drive begins for 12-14 age group

March 16, 2022 9:11 pm

Delhi has received more than 6.3 lakh doses of Corbevax. The Delhi government has designated 140 centres across Delhi, mostly government schools, for administering vaccines to this age category

Tamil Nadu: Covid-19 vaccination for children aged 12-14 begins today

March 16, 2022 11:57 am

Health Minister Ma Subramanian will launch the vaccination at a government higher secondary school in Ashok Nagar, Chennai, and the deputy directors of health services would follow suit in their respective districts.

Mumbai court rejects bail plea of accused in Kandivali fake vaccination drive

January 31, 2022 4:37 am

🔴 Sanjay Gupta, the alleged event manager of the vaccination drive organised in a building in Kandivali, had applied for bail recently. He has been in jail since June last year.