Covid-19: Pace of administering precautionary doses declines in Delhi

On an average this week only 14k beneficiaries were administered the third precautionary dose per day in the national capital. The number of precautionary doses of Coronavirus has dropped considerably in the national capital for the past few days. As per the latest data, only 10862 beneficiaries were administered the precautionary dose on Friday. On … Read more

Covid-19 booster dose: Can heterologous vaccine strategy work in India

As for the ‘precautionary dose’, the Centre has not allowed mixing of vaccines as of now. The government has started the next phase of Covid-19 vaccination with ‘precautionary dose’ to the vulnerable communities like the healthcare and frontline workers, including those over age 60 and with comorbidities. The vaccines that are being used as the … Read more

New study inspects effects of Covid vaccination on menstrual cycle; Here are its findings

The study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology was carried on nearly 4,000 US based individual A new study, first of its kind, has analysed and documented the effects of Covid-19 vaccination on menstrual cycle and has found that in some women it has brought temporary changes in the length of the monthly cycle … Read more

Over 21,900 doses of Covid vaccine administered to inmates of three jails in Delhi

As on Saturday, 10,707 Tihar jail inmates were given the first dose of Covid vaccine and 4,352 were given the second dose. Over 21,900 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to the inmates of three jails in the national capital so far, the Delhi Prisons Department said on Sunday. According to the officials, 21,970 … Read more

Bharat Biotech’s ‘kid’ Covaxin to Zycov-D to Covovax, India readies battleplan for saving children from Covid

rime Minister Narendra Modi announced vaccination for children belonging to the age group between 15 to 17 years from January 03 on the occasion of Christmas As the Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced vaccination for children belonging to the age group between 15 to 17 years, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin Covid-19 vaccine got the Drug Controller … Read more

Cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India cross 137 crore: Health ministry

The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late night, the ministry said.The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers (HCWs) getting inoculated in the first phase. The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed … Read more

Tamil Nadu inoculates 20.45 lakh in 14th mass COVID vax drive

A total of 6,81,346 people received the first dose while 13,64,001 received the second dose today, a press release said here. Tamil Nadu inoculated 20,45,347 people against Covid-19 in the 14th mega vaccination camp conducted across the state on Saturday, the health department said. A total of 6,81,346 people received the first dose while 13,64,001 … Read more

Coronavirus 2021 Live News: Experts link possible Covid wave in India to this factor

Traders and transporters during a special vaccination drive against COVID-19 by Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) in Navi Mumbai. (PTI Photo) Coronavirus in India 2021 Live Updates: Has India passed the great Diwali test? 48 hours after the festivities, India’s Covid trajectory has not seen any major spike. Yes, there are pockets of concern – … Read more

Coronavirus vaccination: Over 8 lakh people in Pune due for 2nd dose

The officials told the Indian Express that the vaccination will be completed with a renewed force post Diwali including the house-to-house vaccination drive. Even as the number of Coronavirus vaccine beneficiaries is increasing at a constant pace, the large number of people who are yet to get their second shot is becoming a huge challenge. … Read more

Covid-19 vaccination: Despite 1 billion doses, challenges remain for India vaccination programme, check details

The central government as well as the state governments have indicated that special awareness programmes and initiatives will be taken to vaccinate people with the second dose of the vaccine. Even as the country is ecstatic after achieving the milestone of 100 crore Coronavirus vaccine doses, it is vital to tone down the euphoria a … Read more