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Odisha Top Health Official On Vaccination
Omicron Threat: Odisha Top Health Official On Vaccination For Children & Precautionary Doses

Vaccine registration process will soon begin for 25.53 lakh children of Odisha in the 15-18 years age group.

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‘Cross Protection’ Likely!
Odisha’s Action Plan To Tackle Omicron: Top Health Official Says Vaccination Crucial

Amidst the scare of the new Covid-19 variant ‘Omicron’, Odisha Health & Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Tuesday (Dec 14), requested all beneficiaries who are yet to receive their first dose of the vaccine to get the shot as soon as possible.

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41 Lakh Unvaccinated
Omicron Threat: Odisha Still Has 41 Lakh Beneficiaries Who Have Not Taken Vaccine

Amid the rising scare of the Omicron variant, State Health & Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Monday (Dec 13) informed that as many as 41 lakh people in Odisha are yet to take their first dose of the Covid vaccine. This accounts for almost 13 per cent of the total beneficiaries in the state.

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Door-To-Door Vax!
Odisha Family Welfare Director On Door To Door Covid19 Vaccination

Door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination in Odisha will begin from November 2 in order to boost the inoculation drive. This information was shared by Odisha Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Monday (Nov 1).

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COVID19 Vaccination Of Kids After Guidance Note: Odisha Top Health Official

Health officials in the state will be receiving training for administering the needle-less Covid-19 vaccine, 'ZyCov-D' from Friday (Oct 22). This information was shared by the Odisha Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi.

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A Dose For Each!
At least 1 Covid Vaccine Dose To Each By December End: Odisha Top Health Official

As the festival season is underway, the state government is trying to accelerate its vaccination drive. The government is planning to ensure that at least one dose is administered to each person by December end. This information was shared by Odisha Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Thursday (Oct 21).

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Third Wave Scare: Odisha Govt Begins On-line Training Sessions For Paediatricians, Nurses

Ahead of a possible third wave of the Covid pandemic, the Odisha government started conducting on-line training sessions for paediatricians, medical officers and staff nurses

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Covid Vaccination For Pregnant Women After July 15; Guidelines Today: Odisha Health Official

The government has already clarified that Covid-19 vaccines are safe for pregnant women and the special inoculation drive will be carried out as per the guidelines issued.

Special SOPs Soon For Vaccination Of All Above 18: Odisha Health Director
Special SOPs Soon For Vaccination Of All Above 18: Odisha Health Director

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government will soon formulate a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the third phase vaccination that allows all above 18 years to receive the jab against Covid-19 disease, starting…

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Covid Second Wave Mostly Infecting Youth, Spreading Faster: Health Director

Bhubaneswar: The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Odisha is spreading faster and infecting the younger population more that the elderly. Even people below 18 years of age are…

Odisha Has Less Covid-19 Vaccine Wastage As Compared To Others: Health Dept
Odisha Has Less Covid-19 Vaccine Wastage As Compared To Others: Health Dept

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has reported less vaccine wastage as compared to the other States, informed Odisha Family and Welfare department director Bijay Panighrahi on Monday. Speaking to reporters here, Panigharahi said, “Once a vial is opened, the vaccine has to be administered to a recipient as soon as possible because it gets wasted if not used […]

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