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Tag: Covid 19 Vaccination

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 […]

Centre Asks States To Increase Coverage Of Beneficiaries Receiving COVID-19 Vaccination
Centre Asks States To Increase Coverage Of Beneficiaries Receiving COVID-19 Vaccination

New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday asked states and Union Territories to augment coverage of beneficiaries receiving vaccination against COVID-19 and increase as well as optimize inoculation sessions per day. The states and UTs have also been asked to start vaccinating frontline workers from the first week of February, the Union Health ministry said in […]

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Odisha Govt Asks District Collectors To Ensure 100% Covid Vaccination Of Healthcare Workers By Feb 10

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday asked the district collectors to ensure 100 per cent coverage of registered healthcare workers in the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive by February 10. Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra instructed the district collectors to send a clear message that those who do not turn up for vaccination when […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Resumes Across Odisha, 2nd Spell To Continue Till Feb 10

Bhubaneswar: The second spell of first phase inoculation drive which began in the capital city on January 27, resumed in other parts of the State on Thursday as per the plan of action submitted by the respective districts. Sharing details of the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive, Health and Family Welfare Director Bijay Panigrahi said that […]

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Hospital Security Guard Dies After Covid Vaccination, Odisha Govt Says Death Not Linked To Immunisation

Bhubaneswar: A security guard engaged at Nuapada District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) died on Tuesday, some three days after receiving Covid-19 vaccine, alleged his family members. Identified as Nanikaram Keunt of Dianmunda village in the district, 27-year-old man was reportedly administrated the Covid-19 vaccine on January 23. As per reports, Nanikaram complained of ill health on […]

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Covid-19 Vaccine: All 3.5 Lakh Health Workers In Odisha To Get The Jab By February 10

Bhubaneswar: As part of the nation-wide COVID-19 vaccination drive, Odisha government has targeted to inoculate all 3.5 lakh healthcare workers across the State by February 10. Health & Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahy on Monday said the State is likely to meet the target of vaccinating 1.92 lakh health workers today as part of the […]

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Odisha Ranks 3rd In COVID-19 Vaccination Drive, Over 1.3 Lakh Inoculated So far: Health Dept

Bhubaneswar: With the vaccination of over 1.3 lakh healthcare workers as on Friday, Odisha ranked third in the Covid-19 vaccination drive in the country, said the State Health and Family Welfare Department director Bijay Panigrahi on Saturday. The State was on the third spot in the vaccination drive as per the data released by the […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination: Nearly 14 Lakh Beneficiaries Receive Shots In India

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Saturday informed that nearly 14 lakh beneficiaries have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in the country, including 3,47,058 in the last 24 hours. According to data released by the ministry, the highest number of 1,84,699 vaccinations in the country has been reported from Karnataka, followed by Andhra Pradesh (1,33,298), […]

Covid-19 Vaccination At CHCs 3 Days A Week: Odisha Health Dept
Covid-19 Vaccination At CHCs 3 Days A Week: Odisha Health Dept

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 vaccination will be carried out at Community Health Centres (CHCs) across Odisha only three days a week, informed State Health and Family Welfare department director Bijay Panigrahi on Friday. Speaking to reporters here Panigrahi said, “After discussions with the Central government, we have decided not to carry out vaccination at Community Health […]

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Odisha Eyes For Record Covid-19 Vaccination Today

Bhubaneswar: Odisha aims at achieving a record performance on the fifth day of the ongoing Covid-19 immunisation programme on Thursday. “Since there is no general immunisation programme today, all the health professionals have been engaged in the Covid-19 vaccination drive. We are aiming at vaccinating a record number of 3,7076 health workers at 436 session […]

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Largest Vaccination Drive Day 3: Rate Dips To 88%, Odisha Govt Worried Over Vaccine Wastage!

Bhubaneswar: After an over the top performance in Covid-19 vaccination on Day 2 in Odisha, the Day-3 has seemingly hit the inertia wall today. The achievement rate of vaccination in the State has been recorded at around 88 per cent vis-à-vis 102 per cent on Day 2. Moreover, in comparison to around 17 districts achieving […]

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No Adverse Effect Following Covid-19 Vaccination In Bhubaneswar: Capital Hospital Director

Bhubaneswar: There are no reports of any Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI) on day 1 of Covid-19 vaccination in Bhubaneswar, said Capital Hospital Director Laxmidhar Sahu on Monday. Sahu said that nearly 156 healthcare workers received the first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine at Capital Hospital under the nation-wide rollout of the vaccine on January […]

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Odisha: Hospital Sanitary Staff In Bhubaneswar Becomes First To Take COVID-19 Jab

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 vaccination drive launched in Odisha on Saturday, along with the rest of the country, as part of a mega nation-wide immunization drive against the coronavirus. Biranchi Naik, a Class IV staff at the Capital Hospital became the first Covid warrior in the State to take the jab of the COVID-19 vaccine in […]

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Covid-19: PM Modi Launches World's Largest Vaccination Drive In India

New Delhi: India began the world’s largest Covid-19 vaccination programme on Saturday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching the drive aimed at ending the pandemic which so far has killed 1,52,093 people in the country and ravaged the economy. Addressing the country digitally, the Prime Minister said that India managed to make two ‘Made-in-India’ vaccines […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination At 6 Centres In Bhubaneswar, 9k Health Workers To Get Shots In First Phase

Bhubaneswar: Around 9,000 healthcare workers will be administered vaccine shots at six different sites in the first phase of Covid-19 inoculation drive, beginning tomorrow in Bhubaneswar as well as across the country. Speaking to the media persons on the sidelines of inauguration of a public health toilet in the capital city, Bhubaneswar Municipal Commissioner (BMC) […]

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Odisha Gears Up For Covid-19 Vaccination, Covishield Vaccines Despatched To Districts

Bhubaneswar: With the nation gearing up for the launch of its nationwide inoculation drive against the coronavirus outbreak on January 16, Odisha too joined the bandwagon and started despatching its first consignment of Covid-19 vaccine Covishield to all the 30 districts in the State. According to sources, the vials are being dispatched to 162 vaccination […]

First Phase Covid-19 Vaccination Drive To Kick Start At 5 Centres In Bhubaneswar
Covid Vaccination To Begin At 5 Centres In Bhubaneswar On Jan 16

Bhubaneswar: With the first consignment containing vials of Covishield vaccine from Pune all set to reach Odisha today, preparations for the first phase Covid-19 vaccination drive scheduled to commence from January 16 reached final stages in the State capital. Speaking to media, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary said, “We have prepared a […]

Covid-19 Vaccine: Serum Institute's First Covishield Consignment Reaches Odisha
Covid-19 Vaccine: Serum Institute's First Covishield Consignment To Reach Odisha Today

Bhubaneswar: In probably the most significant milestone in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the first consignment containing vials of Covishield vaccine dispatched from Serum Institute of India in Pune will reach Odisha on Tuesday. According to the Health and Family Welfare department, the vaccine will be flown to Odisha in special SpiceJet flight and […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination Drive In India From January 16: Centre

Bhubaneswar: The Union Health Ministry said on Saturday that the much-awaited coronavirus vaccination drive will kick off on January 16. “It was decided that in view of the forthcoming festivals, including Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu etc., the Covid-19 vaccination will start from January 16, 2021,” the ministry said in a statement. PM Modi […]

Prioritise High Risk Groups Among 45 Plus For Covid-19 Vaccination: Govt To Collectors
Odisha: DMET Warns Against Fake Apps For Covid-19 Vaccination

Bhubaneswar: Amid the on-going second phase of the dry run for Covid-19 vaccination in the State, Director of the Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET), Odisha, CBK Mohanty urged people to remain alert about fake apps created by fraudsters for obtaining personal information. “Some fake apps apparently created by unscrupulous elements for tracking the […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination: Odisha Conducts Second Phase Dry Run

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday conducted the second phase dry run of Covid-19 vaccination at a total of 110 centres across all the 30 districts and municipal corporations of the State, informed Director of State Health and Family Welfare Department, Bijay Panigrahi. The mock drill is meant to test the mechanisms and reveal the […]

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Odisha: Covid-19 Vaccination Not Mandatory For Health Workers

Bhubaneswar: The emergency Covid-19 vaccination is completely optional and not mandatory for health workers, said Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty on Wednesday. “The State government had earlier clarified that only those who give their consent will be vaccinated. It is completely optional. We can’t force anybody to get vaccinated. Two […]

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Covid-19 Vaccine To Be Provided Free Of Cost Across India: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: As India gears up to launch the world’s largest immunisation drive against coronavirus and began the dry run for the vaccination across several states and union territories, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday that the vaccine will be provided free of cost across the country. “Not just in Delhi, it will […]

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'COVID-19 Vaccination Drive May Begin In Odisha Early 2021'

Bhubaneswar: Putting an end to speculations surrounding the commencement of the much-awaited COVID19 vaccination drive, Director of Odisha Health Department, Bijay Panigrahi informed that there is a good chance that the initiative will kick-start from the beginning of the next year. However, while the dry run of the vaccination drive has already begun in some […]

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Stay Prepared For Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout: Odisha Govt To Collectors

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday directed collectors of all districts to remain fully ready with all preparations for rollout of Covid-19 vaccination drive and create massive awareness in this regard. Charing the State Steering Committee on Covid vaccination, Additional Chief Secretary of Health Department, Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra advised the Collectors to make arrangements at […]

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Spain To Begin Covid-19 Vaccination Drive On December 27

Madrid: Spain will begin a vaccination programme against the novel coronavirus from December 27 onwards, confirmed the country’s Health Minister Salvador Illa on Friday. The programme will first administer the BioNTech Pfizer vaccine, which will begin arriving in the country on December 26, reports Xinhua news agency. “If Europe has agreed that vaccination begins in […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Will Be Voluntary, Says Health Ministry
COVID-19 Vaccination Will Be Voluntary, Says Health Ministry

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Friday said that the Covid-19 vaccine will be safe and effective but could show minor side effects like fever and pain at the injection site, adding that taking its shot will be voluntary. The comment comes at a time when questions are being raised at the safety and […]

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Covid-19: Odisha Govt To Vaccinate 3.2 Lakh People In First Phase

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is ready with all the requisite measures and infrastructure for starting the vaccination drive against COVID-19, said Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Director Dr CBK Mohanty on Tuesday. As per the Centre’s guidelines, priority will be given on vaccinating health and frontline workers and vulnerable groups including people over 65-years […]

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COVID-19 Vaccination Drive Will Begin As Soon As Scientists Give Nod: PM Modi At All-Party Meet

New Delhi: Addressing an all-party meeting on Covid vaccines delivery and distribution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India’s vaccination programme against COVID-19 would begin as soon as a go-ahead from scientists is given, and asserted that healthcare workers involved in treating coronavirus patients, frontline workers and old people suffering from serious conditions would be […]

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Every Indian Will Get Vaccinated For Covid-19 Probably By 2024: Adar Poonawalla

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla has said that every Indian will get vaccinated for Covid 19 probably by 2024. Speaking at a media event, Poonawalla said the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine should be available for healthcare workers and elderly people by February 2021 and by April for the general public. […]

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Odisha Begins Preparations For COVID-19 Vaccine Introduction

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has started preparations for the introduction of COVID-19 vaccine by forming various committees at the State and district levels as per the Centre’s direction. Acting on the October 26 letter from the Union Health Secretary, Rajesh Bhushan, the State government has initiated the process to form a steering committee, a state […]

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