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Booster Shot Mandatory For People Entering UAE Capital Abu Dhabi

Booster Shot Mandatory For People Entering UAE Capital Abu Dhabi

As per the government's health app, visitors are no longer considered fully vaccinated unless they have received a booster at least six months after their second dose.

18 January 2022
Vaccination For 12-14 Age Group Likely From March, Says Top Govt Expert

Vaccination For 12-14 Age Group Likely From March, Says Top Govt Expert

According to government data, over 3.45 crore first doses have been given to children in the 15-18 years age group so far.

17 January 2022

Bihar Reports 5,908 Fresh Covid Cases, Highest Tally Since Jan 1

On Monday, the state capital had logged 2,566 fresh cases. The state's overall active coronavirus count jumped to 25,051 on Tuesday. Among other prominent...

COVID-19: Assam Logs 2,837 New Cases, Highest Since Jun 22 Last Year

COVID-19: Assam Logs 2,837 New Cases, Highest Since Jun 22 Last Year

The state had reported 2,198 fresh cases with a positivity rate of 4.49 per cent on Monday against the testing of 48,964 samples. On Tuesday, 2,837 new cases...

12 January 2022

Over 9 Lakh 'Precaution Doses' Of Covid Vaccine Administered On First Day

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 152.78 crore (1,52,78,35,951) with over 82 lakh (82,76,158) doses being administered...

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11 January 2022
COVID-19: Assam Logs 2,198 New Cases, Highest In 6 Months

COVID-19: Assam Logs 2,198 New Cases, Highest In 6 Months

On Monday, 2,198 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in Assam with a positivity rate of 4.49 per cent. The number of new cases is the highest since July 10, when...


11 January 2022
4,737 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In Bihar, 6-Yr-Old Among 5 Dead

4,737 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In Bihar, 6-Yr-Old Among 5 Dead

With the fresh cases, the state’s overall active coronavirus count jumped to 20,938, while the toll increased to 12,106, the bulletin said. The number of...


10 January 2022
Covid-19 Booster Dose | No Mix-And-Match, Walk-In Allowed: All You Need To Know

Covid-19 Booster Dose | No Mix-And-Match, Walk-In Allowed: All You Need To Know

As India rolls out 'precautionary doses' for frontline workers on January 10, here is all you need to know about who is eligible, how to get registered and the...


10 January 2022
Odisha Decides To Provide Booster Dose To Health Workers As Covid Cases Rise

Odisha Decides To Provide Booster Dose To Health Workers As Covid Cases Rise

The direction was issued by Chief Secretary SC Mohapatra to district collectors while reviewing the surge of COVID-19 cases along with detection of Omicron...


08 January 2022
CM Ashok Gehlot Urges Centre To Permit Booster Shots For All Categories

CM Ashok Gehlot Urges Centre To Permit Booster Shots For All Categories

Currently, 'precautionary doses', the terminology used by Prime Minister Narendra Modi while referring to booster shots, are allowed for healthcare workers,...


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28 December 2021
Government, Congress Face-Off On Covid Vaccination

Government, Congress Face-Off On Covid Vaccination

"The tall claim of the government that the entire adult population will be fully vaccinated by December 31 has gone up in smoke. The start of the booster dose,...


27 December 2021
Precautionary Dose | Who Is It For? 10 Points

Precautionary Dose | Who Is It For? 10 Points

PM Modi did not term the third dose as the popular ‘booster shot’. Instead, he named it ‘precautionary dose’. What is the ‘precautionary’ dose?...


25 December 2021
Gehlot Stresses On Vaccination, Compliance Of Night Curfew To Check Covid Spread

Gehlot Stresses On Vaccination, Compliance Of Night Curfew To Check Covid Spread

The chief minister said that in several countries, third and fourth doses of vaccine are being administered and the Government of India should allow booster...


24 December 2021
Multi-Vitamins, Paracetamol – Only Treatment Given To 40 Omicron Patients At Delhi Hospital

Multi-Vitamins, Paracetamol – Only Treatment Given To 40 Omicron Patients At Delhi Hospital

The doctor said most of the patients are those who tested COVID-19 positive at the airport upon arrival from foreign countries.


20 December 2021
Bharat Biotech Seeks Trial For Phase-3 Intranasal Covid-19 Booster Dose

Bharat Biotech Seeks Trial For Phase-3 Intranasal Covid-19 Booster Dose

Bharat Biotech has sought the approval of the Drug Controller General of India’s to conduct phase-3 trials of its coronavirus intranasal vaccine to use as a...


17 December 2021
Japan PM, Pfizer CEO Hold Call To Expedite Covid-19 Booster Dose Supply

Japan PM, Pfizer CEO Hold Call To Expedite Covid-19 Booster Dose Supply

According to Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno, Japan has signed deals with US pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Moderna for a combined 170 million doses...


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14 December 2021
Omicron In India: Five Reasons Why Top Experts Are Saying No To Booster Dose

Omicron In India: Five Reasons Why Top Experts Are Saying No To Booster Dose

Omicron Covid-19 in India has raised a debate regarding boosters shots of the Covid-19 vaccine. Some experts, however, believe that there are several concerns...


14 December 2021
Omicron | Should India Be Considering Booster Shots? What Experts Think

Omicron | Should India Be Considering Booster Shots? What Experts Think

Even as research regarding the transmissibility and severity of the new variant, Omicron, continues, there has been a growing chorus for booster shots.


03 December 2021
CDSCO Approves Shelf Life Of COVID-19 Vaccines

CDSCO Approves Shelf Life Of COVID-19 Vaccines

Responding to a question on the shelf life of Covid vaccines approved in the country and their active period among the vaccinated people, Mandaviya, in a...


01 December 2021
Omicron Covid-19 Scare: Japan Begins Booster Vaccinations

Omicron Covid-19 Scare: Japan Begins Booster Vaccinations

Japan's initial vaccination drive kicked off in mid-February. Some medical workers who received jabs more than nine months ago are now eager to get additional...


01 December 2021
Karnataka Chief Minister To Discuss Administration Of Booster Dose Of COVID Vaccine With Union Health Minister

Karnataka Chief Minister To Discuss Administration Of Booster Dose Of COVID Vaccine With Union Health Minister

Speaking to reporters, he said he will get to know from the Union Minister the scientific developments on administering the booster dose and the Centre's take...


22 November 2021
Children Must Be Vaccinated If Supplies Are Sufficient, Says Expert

Children Must Be Vaccinated If Supplies Are Sufficient, Says Expert

Dr. Reddy, who is President, InOrder, South Asia, a non-profit institute working to strengthen systems to secure health, pointed out that governments across...


19 November 2021
Gehlot Writes To PM To Start Inoculation Of COVID-19 Booster Shots

Gehlot Writes To PM To Start Inoculation Of COVID-19 Booster Shots

Raising The Concern Of All Stakeholders, A Fresh Wave Of Coronavirus Infection Has Hit Several Districts Of Rajasthan


16 October 2021
FDA Panel Endorses Booster Shot For J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

FDA Panel Endorses Booster Shot For J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

J&J told the Food and Drug Administration that an extra dose adds important protection as early as two months after initial vaccination — but that it might...


09 October 2021
Brazilians Desperate For Pre-Pandemic Normalcy Despite Death Toll Crossing 600,000

Brazilians Desperate For Pre-Pandemic Normalcy Despite Death Toll Crossing 600,000

The country's average daily death toll has hovered around 500 for a month, down sharply from more than 3,000 in April. Almost 45% of the population is fully...


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