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What top health experts have to say about booster dose of Covid vaccine?

New Delhi | The discussion about booster dose has gained momentum among top health experts as they recommend it to people with comorbidities and healthcare workers. Some also argue that the priority should be to innoculate the entire population with both doses of vaccines first. The US government on Friday opened up Covid booster shots to […]

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SC notice on plea for making Aadhaar not mandatory for getting Covid vaccine

New Delhi | The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking directions to not insist on the production of Aadhaar card as the only proof of identification for Covid-19 vaccination. A bench headed by Justice D.Y. Chandrachud asked the counsel for the petitioner, “Don’t go by newspaper articles. Have […]

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Door-to-door Covid vaccination allowed for disabled: Govt

New Delhi | The government has allowed door-to-door Covid vaccination for differently-abled people and those with restricted mobility, officials said on Thursday. Addressing a press briefing on the Covid situation, NITI Aayog’s Dr V.K. Paul said that guidelines have been issued in this regard. “We are starting vaccinations at home for those who are not able […]

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India to resume exporting Covid vaccines from October: Union Health Minister

New Delhi | Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday said that India will be resuming export of vaccines under ‘Vaccine Maitri’ in the fourth quarter starting from October. He said that vaccine export will resume to fulfill the commitment towards COVAX in line with the motto ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ (the world is one family). The decision […]

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SC seeks Centre’s reply on PIL seeking door-to-door vaccination for disabled persons

New Delhi | The Supreme Court on Monday sought Centre’s response on a PIL seeking door-to-door vaccination of persons with disability. A bench headed by Justice D.Y. Chandrachud issued notice to the Union of India while hearing a plea by Evara Foundation, a disability rights organisation, seeking priority Covid-19 vaccination for the disabled, as they face […]

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𝐈𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐚 𝐬𝐞𝐭𝐬 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐝 𝐨𝐟 𝐚𝐝𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝟐.𝟓𝟎 𝐜𝐫 𝐯𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐝𝐨𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐚 𝐝𝐚𝐲

New Delhi | India on Friday set a new world record of administering highest number of vaccines against Covid-19 in one day. The country achieved the milestones of administering over 2.50 crore vaccine doses under the “Vaccine Sewa” campaign to mark the 71th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As per the data, India’s total number […]

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𝐈𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐚 𝐬𝐞𝐭𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐝 𝐨𝐟 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝟐 𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐯𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐚 𝐝𝐚𝐲

New Delhi | India on Friday set a new record of administering the highest number of Covid vaccine doses in a single day. Accordingly, India achieved the milestone of admimistering over 2 crore vaccine doses by the evening on Friday under the ‘Vaccine Seva’ campaign launched to mark the 71st birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. […]

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Unvaccinated may be 10 times more likely to die from Covid: US study

Washington | As the Joe Biden administration stepped up efforts to get more people vaccinated, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in three new studies emphasised the importance of Covid shots in preventing death rates, even amid concerns on waning immunity in some populations. The studies appeared in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality […]