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#ThrowBackToday: How March 16 became National Vaccination Day back in the year 1995

In today's #TBT, we tell you all about National Vaccination Day and why it is declared so. A brief history of India's battle with deadly polio and the importance of vaccination in these tough times 

Published on 16th March 2021
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A year and a half later, global COVID-19 caseload stands at 215 million

In terms of infections, India follows in second place with 32,603,188 cases. The current global caseload, death toll and vaccination tally are 215,357,973, 4,484,434 and 5,123,427,298, respecteively 

Published on 28th August 2021
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About 80% teaching, non-teaching school staff have got at least 1st COVID jab: MoE officials

The states also been asked to update data about vaccination of teachers twice a week on a Google tracker

Published on 3rd September 2021
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Affordable to all: Hyderabad IITian develops mobile vaccination service model

With his model, which was developed in collaboration with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the IITian plans to increase vaccination coverage among low-income urban populations

Published on 4th June 2019
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AIIMS Director and Niti Aayog member Vinod K Paul among the first to get COVID vaccine

The vaccination drive has been planned in a phased manner, identifying the priority groups. Healthcare workers, both in government and private sectors, including Integrated Child Development Services

Published on 16th January 2021
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Akhilesh Yadav calls for vaccinating students before class XII board exams

At a high-level meeting called by the Ministry of Education earlier this week, Delhi, Kerala and some others demanded vaccination of students before the exam

Published on 25th May 2021
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Almost 40 million children in Pakistan did not receive polio vaccinations: UNICEF

Under the umbrella of the National Emergency Operations Centre, UNICEF supported 14 polio vaccination campaigns in 2020

Published on 2nd July 2021
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Apollo, Dr Reddy's to begin vaccination with Sputnik V, first phase to kick off in Hyderabad

The first phase of the programme will kick off with vaccinations in Hyderabad on Monday and in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday (May 18) at Apollo facilities

Published on 17th May 2021
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Association of Indian power engineers demands mass vaccination for personnel across the country

AIPEF has written to Modi and Singh requesting all the states be directed to hold mass vaccination camps to cover electricity personnel on top priority basis and be treated as front-line workers.

Published on 15th May 2021
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At least 40 faculty members, several non-teaching staff at Aligarh Muslim University have died of COVID

No special mechanism or arrangements have been put in place. Due to the fear of infection, people are shunning the medical college for vaccination

Published on 9th May 2021
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Calcutta University to vaccinate all employees above 45 years, to be carried out in two campuses

While one centre will be at the Rajabazar Science College where vaccination will take place on April 27 and 30, the other centre will be at Ballygange Science College Campus on April 28 and 29

Published on 24th April 2021
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Centre asks states to be ready for 'adverse' effects of COVID-19 vaccination

Bhushan also referred to international cases to make his point, saying that India can't deny the chances of adverse events when vaccination for Covid-19 begins

Published on 15th December 2020
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Centre asks states to ensure lockdown opening up is 'carefully calibrated', no crowding in markets

In a communication to all states and Union Territories (UTs), Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla also said that vaccination against COVID-19, in the present scenario, is critical to break the chain

Published on 19th June 2021
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Centre to provide over 10 lakh vaccine doses to states, UTs in next 3 days

The Union Health Ministry has informed that nearly 24,96,00,304 vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive

Published on 12th June 2021
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Children account for 18 per cent of all COVID cases in the US: Study

COVID infections are rising in the US, even requiring hospitalisation, amid soaring infections from the Delta variant of COVID-19 amid lagging vaccination rates

Published on 18th August 2021

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