Tag: Vaccine

Health & Family Welfare Minister
Free Covid jabs to end Sept 30, 75% yet to take precaution jabs in Odisha

According to government data, at least 23.32 lakh people have not taken their second dose while around 2.40 crore people are yet to take the booster jabs.

  • Saturday, 03 September 2022
Odisha Health & Family Welfare Director Bijay Panigrahi
14% inoculated with COVID precautionary dose till now in Odisha: Top health official

Raising concerns on slow pace of vaccination in the State, Panigrahi said the government is committed to complete the vaccination drive in the stipulated time period.

  • Monday, 08 August 2022
Chhole Bhature
Here you can get free ‘Chhole Bhature’ if you take the Covid-19 booster dose

India had on April 10 began administering precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccines to all aged above 18 years.

  • Sunday, 31 July 2022
25 mn kids, including in India, missed life saving vax due to Covid

Covid-19 related issues such as service and supply chain disruptions, resource diversion to response efforts, and containment measures that limited immunisation service access and availability also played a major role.

  • Friday, 15 July 2022
Serum Institute Of India
India's first qHPV vaccine against cervical cancer gets DCGI's nod

The vaccine is manufactured by Serum Institute of India and is scheduled to be launched later this year.

  • Tuesday, 12 July 2022
India has 'strong protective shield' of Covid vaccination: Mandaviya
India has 'strong protective shield' of Covid vaccination: Mandaviya

As per the data, as of 7 a.m. on June 12, India had administered 1,95,07,08,541 total doses of the Covid-19 vaccine overall.

  • Sunday, 12 June 2022
US likely to start Covid vax for kids under age 5 by June 21
US likely to start Covid vax for kids under age 5 by June 21

While the states can begin placing orders, the vaccine doses will ship only after the FDA authorises the shots, Jha was quoted as saying.

  • Friday, 03 June 2022
A man receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil on July 25, 2021.
NTAGI approves Serum Institute's Covovax for 12-17 age group

India's drug regulator, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) had approved Covovax for restricted use in emergency situations in adults on December 28 last year and in the 12-17 age group with certain conditions on March 9.

  • Friday, 29 April 2022
High Vaccine Hesitancy In Odisha
Over 1 Cr Children 12-14 Yrs Age-Group Administered Covid Vaccine First Dose: Mandaviya

As of March 1 last year, there were 4.7 crore children aged 12 and 13 years in the country.

  • Friday, 25 March 2022
Bill Gates on Omicron
Bill Gates On OMICRON & COVID Vaccines

Bill Gates On OMICRON & COVID Vaccines

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  • Saturday, 19 February 2022
Ensure Availability Of Covaxin If Mixed Match Policy For Booster Is Adopted: IMA
No Painkillers Or Paracetamol Recommended After Covaxin Jab: Bharat Biotech

"Through our clinical trials spanning 30,000 individuals, approximately 10-20 per cent individuals report side effects. Most of these are mild, resolve within 1-2 days, and do not require medication. Medication is only recommended only after you consult a physician," the company said.

  • Wednesday, 05 January 2022
Covid Vaccination Team Detained By Villagers In Odisha’s Mayurbhanj
Covid Vaccination Team Detained By Villagers In Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

Anganwadi worker, Soumya Sucharita Murmu said, “I reached the village at around 2 pm and since then I was kept detained by the villagers. I tried to pursue them to get vaccination but they did not hear us. They told that there is nothing called Coronavirus.”

  • Wednesday, 29 December 2021
Covid Vax Will Likely Prevent Disease, Death Regardless Of Variant: WHO
Covid Vax Will Likely Prevent Disease, Death Regardless Of Variant: WHO

The global health body said that Covid-19 is already a crisis, regardless of the emergence of Omicron. It is because many countries are in "luxurious position" with booster doses, while some do not have enough vaccines to even protect their most vulnerable, The Telegraph reported.

  • Thursday, 02 December 2021
Work From Home Ends! Wipro Employees To Return To Office; TCS, Infosys To Follow?

After a long gap of 18 months, one of the leading IT firms, Wipro is all set to call back its employees to the offices! With this, the third-largest tech company in India, reportedly became the first IT firm to publicly announce the return of some of its senior employees to office. Taking to Twitter, Wipro Chairman, Rishad Premji informed that the company's leadership would resume work from office, twice a week, starting from Monday (September 13).

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  • Tuesday, 14 September 2021
COVID19  Vaccine
Teachers In The Country To Be Vaccinated On Priority Basis Before Teacher's Day

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday (Aug 25) said that the states have been asked to vaccinate all school teachers on priority basis before Teachers' Day on September 5 this year.

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  • Thursday, 26 August 2021