The EU drug regulator gave Novavax's two-dose Covid-19 vaccine for adults the green light in December; the shot has also been cleared by Indonesia, Australia and the World Health Organization, among others.
The training of staffers concluded on March 17 and we are ready to roll out the vaccination drive. We believe in quality and that is why we are topper in vaccination, he added.
Over 4.6 lakh vaccine doses were administered to beneficiaries aged 12 to 14 years on the second day of the inoculation drive for the age group, taking the total number of doses administered till 7 pm on Thursday to over 13...
"This is a record in the country," National Health Mission Director (vaccination) Dr Santosh Shukla claimed while talking to PTI.
The launch of the vaccination drive in the state got delayed as "the administration received the standard operating procedures from the Centre late", he said.
A total of 3,907 children were administered the jab on the second day in the city.
The recommendation for Covishield is yet to be implemented in the national COVID-19 vaccination programme.
On the first day, 5,024 children in the age group were jabbed with the first dose in the state.
The drive has begun with Biological E's Corbevax vaccine to be administered 28 days apart.
More than 2.15 crore precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to healthcare and frontline workers, and those aged above 60 years.
Jharkhand Health minister Banna Gupta rolled out the vaccination drive for the age group of 12-14 at Keenan Stadium in Jharkhand on Wednesday.
In the state capital Raipur, the vaccination drive started at the district hospital in the Pandri area at 10 am, district immunisation officer Dr Aashish Verma...
As many as 84.64 lakh children in the 12-14 age group are to be vaccinated for which, availability of vaccines has been ensured in the state, Adityanath said.
Several Covid vaccination centres across 11 districts in Delhi have been identified for the inoculation exercise.
More than 16 lakh (16,54,073) vaccine doses were administered till 7 pm on Tuesday, the ministry said.
The state government said that all the children in the age group of 12 to 14 will be covered under the vaccination drive.
The COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to the 12-14 years age group would be Corbevax manufactured by Biological E. Limited, Hyderabad.
A total of 50,000 children in this age category are eligible to take the vaccine in the coastal state, he said.
COVID-19 vaccination for the age group will begin at all government Covid Vaccination Centers from Wednesday on the occasion of National Vaccination Day.
The Centre shared also these guidelines with states in a letter issued on Monday. COVID-19 vaccination of children between 12-14 years will begin from March 16...
The second dose of the vaccine will be administered to eligible children four weeks after they have taken the first jab.
The ministry said over 17 lakh (17,11,867) vaccine doses have been administered till 7 pm on Monday.
The country launched vaccination for all aged more than 45 years from April 1, 2021. The government then decided to expand its vaccination drive by allowing...
The health minister said so far, 98.4 per cent of the people have been administered first dose of the vaccine and more than 84 per cent have been administered...
As much as 74.44 per cent were covered with the second dose with 4,63,494 people receiving the vaccines during the mass exercise, the Minister for Health and...