Tag: jab

Do not doubt the dose: Why some are saying no to vaccines

Vaccines have always met the wall of hesitancy although over time that hurdle has become easier to surmount. When India’s efforts to eradicate smallpox through...

Reports of certificates not issued post vaccination incorrect, unfounded, says Health Ministry

The Union health ministry on Monday dismissed as “incorrect and unfounded” media reports claiming that certificates were not issued to some people post COVID-19 vaccination....

Brazil Covid deaths hit new monthly record as France tightens restrictions

The Covid-19 death toll spiraled out of control in Brazil in March, more than doubling the country’s previous monthly record, officials said Wednesday, as French...

SBI, Canara Bank and United India to reimburse employees for the cost of coronavirus vaccine

Government owned two banks and a general insurance company has decided to bear the Covid-19 vaccination cost incurred by employees and their dependents who are...

New warning on vaccine supplies sparks EU concern

A warning from AstraZeneca that initial supplies of its Covid vaccinations to Europe will be lower than expected has sparked new concerns over the rollout...

Uttar Pradesh: Highest number of COVID-19 vaccines administered on first day of inoculation

NEW DELHI: Of the 1.91 lakh beneficiaries administered COVID-19 vaccine shots on the first day of the countrywide vaccination drive, the highest number of inoculations...

Shot in the arm for health workers: From facing harassment to being among the first to get vaccine

NEW DELHI: For Biji Tomy, a nurse who received the very first COVID-19 vaccine shot at the LNJP Hospital here on Saturday, it was a...