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COVID vaccination

Corbevax approved as precaution dose for adults vaccinated with Covaxin, Covishield

This is for the first time that a booster dose that is different from the one used for primary vaccination against Covid has been allowed

10 Aug 2022 12:23 PM

Nobody can be forced to undergo COVID-19 vaccinations: SC

A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and B R Gavai said bodily autonomy and integrity are protected under Article 21 of the Constitution

02 May 2022 11:29 AM

Over 3 lakh doses of Covid vaccine given to children aged 12-14 yrs on day 1

As of March 1, 2021, there were 4.7 crore children aged 12 and 13 years in the country

17 Mar 2022 11:24 AM

Study finds limited efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines against Omicron

The research found that only individuals vaccinated with a third or booster dose form antibodies that can partially block Omicron

23 Feb 2022 1:11 PM

Bill Gates applauds Indian vaccine manufacturers for supplying affordable vaccines

Gates was addressing a virtual roundtable on India-US Health Partnership organised by the Indian embassy on Tuesday

23 Feb 2022 11:24 AM


Quality of antibodies improves for months after COVID-19 vaccination: Study

The research added that the antibodies were noticeably better than they had been in the beginning after six months of vaccination

16 Feb 2022 1:12 PM

Views of experts to be taken on vaccination for children below 15 years: Mandaviya

The expert group meets regularly and gives suggestions based on which the government takes action, he added

08 Feb 2022 2:34 PM

Aadhaar not mandatory on CoWIN portal for Covid vaccination, Centre to Supreme Court

The plea claimed that Aadhaar card was being mandatorily insisted upon for administering vaccination on CoWIN portal

07 Feb 2022 1:49 PM

Over 34 lakh eligible adolescents given second dose of COVID-19 vaccine: Govt

With the administration of more than 55 lakh vaccine doses in last 24 hours, India's COVID vaccination coverage has exceeded 168.47 crore

04 Feb 2022 11:17 AM

Pfizer asks FDA to allow COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 5

Pfizer aims to give children as young as 6 months shots that contain one-tenth of the dose given to adults

02 Feb 2022 10:36 AM


75 per cent adults vaccinated against COVID: PM Modi hails 'momentous feat'

The cumulative number of anti-Covid vaccine doses administered in the country so far has crossed 165.70 crore

30 Jan 2022 11:09 AM

Health ministry yet to take decision on COVID shots for children aged 12-14 yrs

According to the experts, adolescents in the age group of 15-18 years are actively participating in the inoculation process

18 Jan 2022 1:47 PM

Records show Bihar doctor took 5 Covid vaccine shots, probe ordered

Singh claimed that someone else managed to get vaccine shots using her PAN card details, and called for a probe

18 Jan 2022 11:40 AM

Jabs for 15-18 teens begin today; India's COVID-19 cases jump 21 per cent

Supreme Court switch to virtual hearings for two weeks

03 Jan 2022 8:31 AM

Take measures to avoid mixing-up of vaccines: Health ministry on children vaccination

The vaccine option for those in the 15-18 age group would only be Covaxin

02 Jan 2022 4:40 PM


COVID vaccination for 15-18 age group to begin tomorrow

Those with the birth year of 2007 or before will be eligible for vaccination under this category

02 Jan 2022 11:57 AM

Government asks states to set up makeshift hospitals

Mansukh Mandaviya requested people to register eligible children in their families for vaccination for children that will start from Jan 3

02 Jan 2022 8:41 AM

'Precaution dose' vaccine: NTAGI to decide next week

Around 80 million eligible children can register on the CoWIN app for their first vaccine dose from Saturday

01 Jan 2022 8:32 AM

Govt decision on Covid vaccination for children 'unscientific': AIIMS epidemiologist

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that vaccination against COVID-19 for children in the 15 to 18 age group will start from January 3

26 Dec 2021 2:25 PM

Over 60 per cent eligible population fully vaccinated against COVID: Health Ministry

The Ministry said that the country administered 70,17,671 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours

23 Dec 2021 12:20 PM