Latest from vaccination drive
Debunking myths and misconceptions around immunisation or vaccination in India
Experts address the challenges around immunisation awareness and eliminate the prevalent myths and misconceptions around vaccination in India
Published on May 19, 2023 05:24 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi
Ludhiana: 12 students faint after receiving tetanus shots in Machhiwara school
According to sources, the students were given the shots as part of a vaccination drive organised by the health department and soon after being administered the shots, the students started to feel uneasy and fell unconscious
Updated on May 11, 2023 11:23 PM IST
ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana
India logs 1,690 Covid cases in last 24 hours; active tally below 20,000
The country's tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 4.49 crore (4,49,76,599).
Published on May 11, 2023 10:18 AM IST
Intranasal Covid-19 vaccine sees low response on Day 1
Mumbai's rollout of the intranasal Covid-19 vaccine saw a low response on the first day with only 23 senior citizens taking the booster dose. The vaccine, iNCOVACC by Bharat Biotech, will be administered to those above the age of 60 and eligible six months after their second dose of either Covishield or Covaxin. The state health department recently procured 2 lakh doses, of which BMC procured around 2,000 doses. The vaccine will be given through spot registration at 24 centres across Mumbai.
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 11:53 PM IST
BMC to roll out intranasal Covid vaccine for senior citizens
The vaccination drive will take place in 24 centres – one in every civic ward – across the city. The vaccine will be given through spot registration and addresses of all the locations will be posted daily on BMC’S Twitter account.
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 12:34 AM IST