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Akshaya Patra Foundation to vaccinate 25,000 people
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Akshaya Patra Foundation to vaccinate 25,000 people

January 23, 2022

Bengaluru: The Akshaya Patra Foundation, which launched a 20-day incentivised vaccination camp on Jan. 10 at its kitchen premises in Jigani, has given the second jab for 5,000 people and aims to vaccinate 25,000 people in this semi-urban and industrial area. Previously, the Foundation had successfully vaccinated over 15,000 people with their first dose on…

Covishield, Covaxin suggested for regular market approval
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Covishield, Covaxin suggested for regular market approval

January 20, 2022

New Delhi: The Government’s Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on Wednesday recommended granting regular market approval to Covishield and Covaxin Coronavirus vaccines, but with certain conditions. The Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech had submitted their respective applications to the country’s drug regulator, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), seeking full market authorisation…

‘All Pharmacists must be trained to administer jabs’
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‘All Pharmacists must be trained to administer jabs’

January 20, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Regular market approval to Covishield and Covaxin vaccines may not make much of a difference to Pharmacists as they are not trained in vaccination, said N. Raghavan, proprietor of Raghulal & Co., Mysuru. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning regarding the Government’s Subject Expert Committee (SEC) recommending granting regular market approval to Covishield…

DC’s plea as Medical Doctor: Please get vaccinated
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DC’s plea as Medical Doctor: Please get vaccinated

January 10, 2022

90,000 yet to receive first dose are at 10-fold risk; 27,000 at risk of being hospitalised Maximum infection reported from Mysuru city; rural areas better in awareness COVID Care Centre at KSOU Academic Bhavan in  Mandakalli to function from today War Room to start functioning with 20 staff who will work round-the-clock in shifts Instruction…

COVID booster dose vaccination drive launched in city
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COVID booster dose vaccination drive launched in city

January 10, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The nationwide COVID-19 booster dose vaccination drive was launched in city this morning. In the first phase of the drive, healthcare and frontline workers including Police, Revenue Department, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj and Urban Development Department  and those over 60 years of age with comorbidities will be vaccinated. MMC&RI: The booster dose vaccination…

Accelerate teenagers vaccination in mission mode: PM Modi
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Accelerate teenagers vaccination in mission mode: PM Modi

January 10, 2022

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday chaired a high-level meeting to assess the Covid-19 pandemic situation in the country and directed the officials that intensive containment and active surveillance should continue in clusters reporting higher cases. The PM noted the achievement that 31 percent adolescents aged 15-18 years have been administered with the…

Booster shots for 4.7 lakh persons from tomorrow
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Booster shots for 4.7 lakh persons from tomorrow

January 9, 2022

Beneficiaries: Healthcare, frontline workers and those over 60 years of age with comorbidities Mysore/Mysuru: From tomorrow, Jan. 10, Mysuru will start administering the precautionary (booster) dose of the vaccine to the eligible population. The precautionary COVID-19 vaccine dose will be given to healthcare and frontline workers — including Police, Revenue Department, Rural Development and Panchayat…

41 lakh children receive first dose
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41 lakh children receive first dose

January 4, 2022

Over 12,000 teens jabbed in Mysuru as against a target of 10,000 New Delhi: Over 41 lakh children received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines on Monday, the first day of the vaccination drive for those in the age group of 15-18 years, according to provisional data. While 41,27,468 doses of Covaxin were administered to…

Bharat Biotech picks up unused Covaxin stocks, re-labels them
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Bharat Biotech picks up unused Covaxin stocks, re-labels them

January 3, 2022

New Delhi: As India started vaccinating its teenagers, Bharat Biotech, the maker of Covaxin, has started to pick up unused stock from private hospitals to re-label the shelf life. Covaxin is the only vaccine available for vaccination drive for teenagers now. The company got a shelf life extension in December, when the country’s drug regulator…

India’s COVID vaccination successful: Government
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India’s COVID vaccination successful: Government

January 3, 2022

New Delhi: The Government on Sunday said that the media reports about India’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign not achieving the target are misleading. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that India’s National Immunization Campaign is the most successful and largest among many developed Western countries in the global fight against Covid-19. The Ministry…

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