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Wednesday, June 16, 2021



Post reports of CoWin leak, IT Min asks CERT-In to probe

June 12, 2021 1:55 am

Sources at the IT Ministry said though the issue had been handled for now, CERT-In, with help of other domestic and global cybersecurity experts, was checking the entire CoWin platform once again to ensure there were no vulnerabilities.

Delhi government gets Covaxin stock for first time in three weeks, but only for second dose

June 07, 2021 9:00 am

Covaxin, however, will only be available as a second dose for now, as close to 1.5 lakh people who got the first dose will be eligible for the second dose within four weeks.

Allow more registrations per phone number on CoWin: Delhi HC to Centre

June 03, 2021 3:23 am

The court also said people should be allowed to walk in to the vaccination centres and register there itself.

Supreme Court tells Government: Wake up and smell the coffee, let vaccine policy be flexible

June 01, 2021 7:10 am

The Centre, in reply, said that it is not oblivious to ground realities and since this is a dynamic situation, no policy is cast in stone. It also said it hopes to vaccinate all eligible persons by the end of 2021.

India’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout strategy has a digital gap; here are those struggling to plug it

June 02, 2021 4:50 pm

The Cowin portal, mandatory to register for vaccines, has become a stumbling block for many, especially with vaccine supply being affected across India. The divide between digital India and those who are not tech-savvy is greater than ever.

Centre looks to finetuning vaccine strategy: studying single-shot effect to mixing doses

May 31, 2021 7:04 am

Covishield, which is the main Covid vaccine in use in India, accounts for nearly 90 per cent of the 208.89 million doses administered since January 16.

5.22% transgender persons vaccinated till now; activists say misinformation, lack of digital knowledge adding to their woes

May 30, 2021 2:12 pm

A total of 8,80,47,053 men and 7,67,64,479 women have been vaccinated, while just 25,468 people in the 'other' category have been inoculated, the CoWIN portal showed.

CoWIN integration: Third-party apps may soon let you book vaccination slots

May 26, 2021 8:24 pm

Registration via these private third-party applications will still take place via the same server used by the CoWIN platform and the Aarogya Setu app.

CoWin platform does not exclude, is backbone of Covid vaccination drive

May 20, 2021 8:26 am

Pitting technology and digital systems against equity and right to health is rhetoric. Vaccination of a large population cannot be managed without a technology backbone.

Madhya Pradesh: Two arrested for charging money to book vaccination slots on CoWin

May 19, 2021 7:02 pm

Two youths identified as Dinesh Kalme (29) and Narendra Yadav (21) first struck on the idea after they could easily book slots for themselves and got vaccinated last week, Ganj police station in-charge Praveen Kumar said.