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Mega Vaccination Drive begins
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Mega Vaccination Drive begins

October 20, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In the backdrop of primary schools reopening from Oct. 25 and in the wake of thousands of tourists descending on the city during this Dasara season, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) began a three-day mega vaccination drive in all its 65 wards. The drive began this morning with a booth-level strength of 325 members…

Finally, vaccine for children
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Finally, vaccine for children

October 12, 2021

Covaxin gets emergency approval for kids aged 2-18 years by Subject Expert Committee New Delhi: In a major gain, India’s indigenous COVID vaccine — Covaxin — has been approved for children aged 2-18 years by the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) this noon. Covaxin has overall efficacy of 77.8 percent against COVID and 65.2 percent protection…

Moderate response for mega vaccination drive
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Moderate response for mega vaccination drive

September 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: On the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday today, a mega vaccination drive was held in city and it received moderate response.  Though the drive was launched with an aim of vaccinating 1.25 lakh people against COVID-19, the response was not as expected by the District Health and Family Welfare Department.  It was…

Mega COVID Vaccination Drive tomorrow
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Mega COVID Vaccination Drive tomorrow

September 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: With an aim of vaccinating 1.25 lakh people against the deadly COVID-19, a mega vaccination drive will be held tomorrow in Mysuru. District Health Officer (DHO) Dr. K.H. Prasad said that those above 18 years including teachers, students and general public can get their 1st or 2nd dose in 315 vaccination centres opened in…

‘Govt. misleading people over Covid vaccination’
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‘Govt. misleading people over Covid vaccination’

September 13, 2021

Congress Party blames Prime Minister for slow pace  New Delhi: Congress Party has alleged that the vaccination process in the country is very slow and the Government is “misleading the people with advertisement and statistics.” Taking to Twitter on Sunday, the Party said, “The pace of vaccination is very slow. It needs to be accelerated.”…

With CoWin you can see vaccine status of others
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With CoWin you can see vaccine status of others

September 11, 2021

New Delhi: The Health Ministry has launched a new Application Programming Interface (API), through its web portal Co-WIN, called ‘Know Your Customer’s/Client’s Vaccination Status’ (KYC-VS). KYC-VS will enable a verifying entity to know whether a person has been vaccinated against Coronavirus or not, the Union Health Ministry said. In a release, the Ministry said yesterday…

Govt. will not tolerate denial of ration, pension to those refusing to take vaccination: Health Minister
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Govt. will not tolerate denial of ration, pension to those refusing to take vaccination: Health Minister

September 2, 2021

Bengaluru: Health Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar on Wednesday said the State Government will not tolerate denial of ration and pension to those refusing to take Covid vaccination. “Our Government will not tolerate denial of ration and pension to those who are refusing to take Covid jabs,” he told reporters in Kolar. He was reacting to…

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