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Covid vaccines


Only 3.8 lakh 3rd jabs, half of them in last 4 days

April 25, 2022 7:51 am

Apart from Delhi, UP and Haryana re-introduced the mask mandate last week following a slight uptick in cases.

All above 18 can pay and get 3rd Covid vaccine dose from Sunday: Health Ministry

April 09, 2022 12:16 am

The ministry said all those who are more than 18 years of age and have completed nine months after receiving the second dose of the vaccine would be eligible for the precautionary third dose.

‘Vaccines give extra protection to those with immunity from previous Covid infection’

April 01, 2022 11:44 am

Participants were selected from national disease surveillance and vaccination databases if they had a PCR confirmed SARS-CoV-2 reinfection, at least 90 days after they contracted the initial infection (22,566 people in total).

6-fold rise in antibodies if Covishield is booster after 2 doses of Covaxin: study

March 17, 2022 7:19 am

This is the first scientific evidence from India on mixing vaccines for the booster dose. Currently, the “precautionary” third dose being given to those above 60 years is the same as the previous two shots.

Pune: Experts discuss ways to boost resilience in a post-Covid world

February 25, 2022 5:08 pm

Educating people on vaccines is critical, says vaccine expert Dr Stanley Plotkin, while Dr Krishna Ella of Bharat Biotech said we must be able to predict and prepare for 5-6 diseases. They were speaking at the Asia Economic Dialogue.

More than 30 million lives saved thanks to affordable vaccines: Cyrus Poonawalla

February 14, 2022 2:56 pm

Serum Institute’s vaccines had been used to save the lives of children in more than 170 countries, Poonawalla said.

Parental vaccination against Covid-19 protects children as well: Study

January 28, 2022 8:42 pm

Between June and October 2021, a wave of infections dominated by the Delta variant swept through Israel. During this period, the researchers studied 181,307 unvaccinated children from 76,621 distinct households.

Covid jabs get market approval for use in adults, with conditions

January 28, 2022 3:39 am

🔴 While India continues to report a surge in new cases, the Health Ministry on Thursday said “there is an early indication of plateau” in Covid-19 cases being reported in certain geographies.

Explained: Which countries have made Covid-19 vaccines mandatory?

January 18, 2022 8:03 am

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that it warns against vaccine mandates unless all other options have been exhausted.

Delhi News Highlights: Restaurants, bars to remain shut from tomorrow, home delivery allowed

January 11, 2022 9:13 am

Delhi Covid-19 Omicron Cases Updates 10 Jan, Delhi Coronavirus 3rd wave: The DDMA meeting, chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, also discussed ways to strictly enforce existing restrictions to check rising cases of the coronavirus and its Omicron variant.


One year of Covid vaccination: Challenges, milestones

January 16, 2022 5:50 pm

In this year there have been many milestones related to Covid-19 vaccines