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Gov't considering COVID-19 vaccine booster dose for Indians travelling overseas for education, jobs

Discussions are also underway on whether overseas travellers opting for booster doses should receive the shot at private vaccination centres

Published on 26th March 2022

Vaccine Update: Children in 12 to 14 age group now eligible for COVID vaccine from March 16

The Ministry said that the population above 14 years of age is already being administered the COVID vaccine under the ongoing vaccination drive

Published on 14th March 2022

What The FAQ: Can your child get vaccinated against COVID-19? 

The FDA recently cancelled the meeting that was supposed to ratify whether Pfizer-BioNTech’s double dose vaccine would be permissible for infants and toddlers

Published on 21st February 2022

What The FAQ: Is it safe to mix vaccines? All you need to know about COVID-19 booster shots

If you have completed 90 days after your second vax jb, you are physically eligible to get the precaution dose

Published on 11th January 2022

WHO identifies new Coronavirus strain as ‘variant of concern'. names it ‘Omicron’

Virologist Gagandeep Kang said that the next two to three weeks were a crucial period for India, during which the genomic surveillance of the virus also needed to be stepped up significantly

Published on 27th November 2021

Here's how these US schools are setting up COVID-19 vaccination drives for children

Districts that have held or are planning clinics for younger children span Alaska to Vermont, said Hayley Meadvin, an Education Department senior adviser

Published on 8th November 2021

Covaxin approved for emergency use by WHO. What does this mean for Indian students?

Covaxin has demonstrated 77.8 per cent effectiveness against symptomatic COVID-19 and 65.2 per cent protection against the new Delta variant

Published on 3rd November 2021

Maharashtra: Colleges in Thane to hold COVID vaccination camps for students who need first dose

Colleges in the district have been directed to draw up a list of students who have already taken the first jab, and the rest will be vaccinated in colleges

Published on 23rd October 2021

India will celebrate 100 crore COVID vaccine doses with 100 lit monuments. Here's how

This will be a tribute to health professionals, frontline workers, scientists, vaccine manufacturers and the citizens of the country who bravely fought the pandemic

Published on 21st October 2021

Aiming to complete first dose COVID vaccination of all 18-plus by September 10, says Kerala Health Minister

Health Minister Veena George told the media that the union government has agreed to provide Kerala with the doses to meet its objective, however, a lot will depend on availability

Published on 31st August 2021

A 105-year-old Tribal woman in Tripura's Brahmachhera village gets her first jab of COVID vaccine

Tripura Chief Secretary Kumar Alok earlier tweeted that the woman is 121. The CMO and the health officials said that according to the electoral list of the Election Commission, the woman's age is 105

Published on 26th July 2021

What the FAQ: What is the current situation regarding vaccination for children?

The vaccination process involves a set of trials that need to be conducted on children between 2 to 18 years old. We answer some of the frequently asked questions regarding the process

Published on 25th July 2021

#NoVaccineNoSchool: Rajasthan govt criticised for announcing school reopening from August 2

Dotasara on Thursday night announced the re-opening of schools from August 2 for all classes after a cabinet meeting

Published on 24th July 2021

Stanford School of Medicine study shows why you shouldn't skip the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

The study was designed to find out exactly what effects the vaccine, marketed by Pfizer Inc, has on the numerous components of the immune response. 

Published on 20th July 2021

Here's how Chile fully vaccinated 73.65 per cent of its target population

Chile has set a target of vaccinating 80 per cent of the country's total population, or just over 15 million people, as part of its strategy to achieve herd immunity

Published on 10th July 2021

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