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  • Doctors underline how Covid booster dose can prevent next Covid wave

    Doctors underline how Covid booster dose can prevent next Covid wave

    A booster dose is an extra administration of a vaccine after an earlier mandatory dose for Covid 19. After initial immunization, a booster provides a re-exposure to the immunizing antigen.

    July 15, 2022
  • Free Covid booster dose for all adults from today

    Free Covid booster dose for all adults from today

    This special vaccination drive is a part of the celebration for Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and aims to provide free precaution dose for all adults (18 years and above) eligible population at Government COVID Vaccination Centres (CVCs).

    July 15, 2022
  • Demand for duare booster dose for senior citizens

    Demand for duare booster dose for senior citizens

    Senior citizens are prone to get infected by new strain of the virus. Hence, a booster dose is must for the immunity against the virus.

    June 19, 2022
  • State records surge in +ve cases, few takers for booster doses

    State records surge in +ve cases, few takers for booster doses

    According to the health department, the last time the state had recorded more than 200 daily new cases was during the end of February.

    June 17, 2022
  • World could be entering worst part of pandemic: Bill Gates on Omicron surge

    World could be entering worst part of pandemic: Bill Gates on Omicron surge

    In a series of tweets, Bill Gates said he has cancelled most of his holiday plans after his close friends have been infected with the Omicron variant.

    December 22, 2021
  • Covid in Europe

    Covid in Europe

    A fourth wave of infections has resulted in a national emergency in Germany, ironically Europe’s largest economy. The nation’s health minister, Jens Spahn, has urged people to curtail social contacts, a directive that has been clothed with the caveat that vaccinations alone will not reduce the number of cases.

    November 23, 2021
  • Call for booster dose for health care workers

    Call for booster dose for health care workers

    The Union Health Ministry has also indicated that vaccination coverage for all is their current focus with optional Covid vaccination booster dose to specific individuals needing it for medical conditions.

    November 7, 2021
  • US FDA panel backs J&J Covid vaccine’s booster dose

    US FDA panel backs J&J Covid vaccine’s booster dose

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee voted unanimously on Friday to recommend authorization of the second dose as early as two months after the primary shot for anyone aged 18 and older.

    October 16, 2021
  • Covid booster dose not central theme at the moment: ICMR chief

    Covid booster dose not central theme at the moment: ICMR chief

    alking about the ongoing vaccination drive in the country, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that 20 per cent of India's adult population have received both the doses of the vaccine, while 62 per cent have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

    September 16, 2021