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World Immunisation Week 2022: Why childhood vaccination is important; expert lists essential vaccines

April 29, 2022 10:25 am

"It is the only mode which prevents dreadful diseases and is given in early childhood," Dr Meena J, Consultant, Paediatrics and Neonatology, Aakash Healthcare, Dwarka said

World Immunization Week 2022: Five important things to know about vaccines

April 26, 2022 11:41 am

Vaccines train the immune system to create antibodies, just as it does when it’s exposed to a disease, says a doctor

Top five vaccines to boost your child's immunity

April 12, 2022 8:10 pm

From chickenpox to tetanus -- here are all the shots you need to give your child to protect their health

Covid vaccines working against all variants but may have to update if needed, says WHO chief scientist

April 11, 2022 10:00 am

Addressing a query on the future of Covid-19 and the new normal, Dr Soumya Swaminathan said that there is a possibility of the disease becoming endemic.

On chickenpox vaccine pioneer Dr Michiaki Takahashi’s 94th birth anniversary, know all about the contagious infection

February 17, 2022 1:52 pm

The chickenpox vaccine is a safe, effective way to prevent chickenpox and its possible complications

Israel study: 4th vaccine shows limited results with omicron

January 18, 2022 3:53 pm

The clinical trial found that both groups showed increases in antibodies "slightly higher" than following the third vaccine last year. But it said the increased antibodies did not prevent the spread of omicron.

Over 2 crore teens jabbed with first dose

January 09, 2022 2:50 am

More than two crore children between the ages of 15 and 18 have received their first dose of the Covid vaccine since January 3, when the vaccination drive for this age group was rolled out, a Health Ministry statement said.

Covid vaccination for children: Gujarat’s ‘mega drive’ on Jan 7; Class 10 students main targets

January 02, 2022 12:52 am

Registration for children will begin from January 2 with options for walk-in as well as online registrations. The vaccination sessions will be conducted from 9 am to 6 pm and the duration would be further extended, if need be.

Data from federal scientists raise questions about Johnson & Johnson booster shot

October 14, 2021 9:52 am

The agency’s panel of vaccine advisers will meet Thursday and Friday to vote on whether to recommend that the agency allow Moderna and Johnson & Johnson to offer booster shots.

Panel approval is in, Covaxin for children is one step away

October 13, 2021 2:21 am

Bharat Biotech is also expecting a decision soon on its separate application for EUA of Covaxin in adults from WHO.