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Over 18-yr-olds can get Covid shot from May 1

In another major shift in vaccine policy, the Centre also allowed states to directly procure vaccine doses from manufacturers

20 Apr 2021 12:46 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | As Covid-19 spikes, the season of fear is back…

We got here because of complacency, by ignoring early alerts by health experts

08 Apr 2021 4:21 AM

AA Edit | Rural surge scary, act now to stop second Covid wave

While the first phase of Covid wave was in the metros and big cities of the country, the recent surge is reported from rural areas, too

19 Mar 2021 4:56 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | All must get vaccine: Say no to class, digital divide

The euphoria about getting the jab seems to be confined so far to the better-off sections of society

12 Mar 2021 12:13 AM

Anita Katyal | On Azad, Cong misfired twice; how’s Tomar for new MP CM?

It may appear far-fetched but there is a connection between the West Bengal election and Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s future

07 Mar 2021 4:28 AM

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Shobhaa De | I’ve vaxxed… Have you? ‘Jab’ as a status symbol

Meanwhile, Bollywood is all a-flutter dealing with the income tax raids on handpicked filmwallahs

06 Mar 2021 4:58 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | ‘Vaccine passports’: Key to safe travels is flawed

Vaccine passports will prevent travel by people from countries that will not get vaccines for months, or even years

18 Feb 2021 4:16 AM

Kishwar Desai | Darcy zest adds zing to V-week; Suella’s baby may lead to reforms

Darcy, in the novel, turned out to be a perfect lover — and so perhaps we can hope for warmer days as the sun now is beginning to shine

15 Feb 2021 4:52 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Time for all to get Covid jabs; don’t listen to ‘anti-vaccers’

There are millions of idiots around the world who are anti-vaccers

16 Jan 2021 12:00 AM

Russia's UK ambassador rejects coronavirus vaccine hacking allegations

Andrei Kelin said that there was no sense in the allegations made last week by the United States, Britain and Canada

19 Jul 2020 3:33 PM

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Zydus Cadila to end COVID-19 vaccine trial in 2021

Cadila’s vaccine candidate, known as ZyCov-D, is one of dozens being developed around the world to fight the coronavirus pandemic

17 Jul 2020 3:24 PM

Rs 13,343 cr budget approved for vaccination of animals by Cabinet

The amount of Rs 2683 crore is proposed for the Financial Year 2019-20.

25 Jun 2019 8:20 PM

Europe hit with measles dilemma; close to 34,000 affected

More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019, with the vast cases in Ukraine, warned WHO.

07 May 2019 4:01 PM

Donald Trump demands Americans take their measles vaccination

US President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination.

29 Apr 2019 12:31 PM

Measles making a comeback due to millions unvaccinated

UNICEF asserts on the need to get vaccinated for averting the spread of this dangerous but preventable disease.

25 Apr 2019 2:19 PM

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The heroes of public healthcare in India

With women forging the way, here are some exceptional stories of community health workers, who work relentlessly for public healthcare.

07 Apr 2019 5:20 PM

Virtual reality headsets reduce kid's needle phobia

Needle phobia and needle anxiety may even cause parents to delay scheduled visits with the doctor.

19 Jun 2018 2:45 PM

Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly: study

Gender-based discrimination towards girls doesn’t simply prevent them from being born, it may also cause the death of those who are born.

15 May 2018 8:49 PM

TB: Is tolerating better than eliminating?

The concept, referred to as "disease tolerance," provided an opportunity to develop new strategies that mitigate the results of infection.

14 May 2018 8:15 AM

Mass vaccinations can't prevent Ebola outbreaks

Ebola virus outbreak control depends on surveillance and the isolation of cases, according to the study.

11 May 2018 8:26 AM

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