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Union Health Ministry Issues Advisory To States, UTs To Expand COVID-19 Vaccination
Union Health Ministry Issues Advisory To States, UTs To Expand COVID-19 Vaccination

New Delhi: The Union Health ministry said on Thursday that an advisory has been issued to all states and Union Territories to expand Covid-19 vaccination to all public healthcare facilities along with medical centres empanelled in the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) and PM Jan Aarogya Yojna (PM-JAY) for the next phase of vaccination for […]

Covid-19 Vaccination: Over 1.19 Cr Healthcare, Frontline Workers Administered Shots In India
Covid-19 Vaccination: Over 1.19 Cr Healthcare, Frontline Workers Administered Shots In India

New Delhi: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to healthcare and frontline workers in the country has crossed 1.19 crore, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday. A total of 1,19,07,392 vaccine doses have been administered through 2,53,434 sessions till 6 pm on Tuesday, according to a provisional report. The beneficiaries include 64,71,047 […]

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66% Healthcare Workers Report Mild Side-Effects Post-Vax: Survey

New Delhi: A survey conducted by noted public health experts indicated that the side-effects post-vaccination, or ‘reactogenicity’ in medical linguistic, is likely to occur in 66 per cent of the healthcare workers which are most probably to subside within a day of their onset. The survey, which compiled the responses from 5,396 respondents, all healthcare […]

Cuttack Collector Clarifies On ‘No Vaccine, No Salary’ Move, Says No Intension Of Punitive Action
Cuttack Collector Clarifies On ‘No Vaccine, No Salary’ Move, Says No Intension Of Punitive Action

Cuttack: A day after cautioning healthcare and Anganwadi workers against skipping Covid-19 vaccination with a ‘no vaccine, no salary’ warning, the Cuttack district administration took an U-turn on Saturday and clarified its stance over the official letter saying that there was no intension of cutting the salaries of the violators. Cuttack Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani, […]

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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 […]

Covid-19 Vaccination: Odisha Issues Letter To Prepare Database Of Anganwadi, Health Workers

Bhubaneswar: With an anticipation that Covid-19 vaccine may soon be available, the Odisha government has asked officials of the Women & Child Development department and Mission Shakti along with the concerned medical associations in the State for creation of a database of all health care workers (HCW) and anganwadi workers for Covid-19 vaccination. In a […]

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Odisha Healthcare Workers Withdraw Stir After Collector's Assurance

Berhampur: The Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs), staff nurses and pharmacists, who staged a demonstration protesting the termination of their contract, withdrew their stir after assurances from the collector. The contractual healthcare workers had alleged that they were terminated before completion of three months without any prior notice. According to sources, the collector held discussions with […]

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Contractual Healthcare Workers In Odisha's Ganjam Launch Protest After Sudden Disengagement

Berhampur: People who disrespect the health fraternity should face action. Once ordered by CM Naveen Patnaik, these words echoed in the silk city Berhampur as his own government is now being accused of dismissing several contractual healthcare workers, paramedics and pharmacists before the fixed term of three months. The incident has surfaced at a time […]

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Healthcare Workers More Likely To Test Positive For COVID-19

London: Frontline healthcare workers with adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) have a three-fold increased risk of a positive SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) test, compared to the general population, said, researchers. Those with inadequate PPE had a further increase in risk, they added. The study, published in the journal Lancet Public Health, also revealed that that healthcare workers […]

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Private Hospitals In Odisha To Bear Treatment Cost For Their Staff Infected With Covid-19

Bhubaneswar: As healthcare workers continue to fall prey to Covid-19 infection in various hospitals of Odisha, the Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) has asked all the private hospitals in the State to bear the cost of the treatment of their healthcare staff who get infected in course of their duty. The move came […]