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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…

Vaccination for teens at schools, colleges from Jan. 3
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Vaccination for teens at schools, colleges from Jan. 3

December 29, 2021

1.47 lakh beneficiaries in Mysuru district Plans afoot to open vaccination centres Over 400 booths needed in entire district Mysore/Mysuru: With the vaccination of those aged between 15 years and 18 years set to begin from Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. Bagadi Gautham reviewed the preparations with District Health Officer (DHO) Dr….

Kids can register for jabs using student ID card
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Kids can register for jabs using student ID card

December 28, 2021

Covaxin has shown good immune response in children in clinical trials New Delhi: Children in the age group of 15-18 years will be able to register on the CoWIN app from Jan. 1, 2022, two days before the vaccination programme is expanded across the country to include them. “We have added an additional (10th) ID…

Vaccination: Mysuru lags behind despite efforts
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Vaccination: Mysuru lags behind despite efforts

December 19, 2021

90,082 remaining to get first dose; 5,83,184 yet to take second jab 40,043 doses wasted in Mysuru, DHO claims number is negligible Mysore/Mysuru: Only five districts in Karnataka have achieved 100 percent vaccination of first dose for the entire population so far. As per the data released by the Health and Family Welfare Department last…

Karnataka 3rd State to cross 70% second dose vaccination coverage
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Karnataka 3rd State to cross 70% second dose vaccination coverage

December 16, 2021

Bengaluru: Karnataka has crossed 70 percent second dose vaccination coverage and became the third State in the country to do so. “Karnataka today crossed 70% second dose vaccination coverage! Only the third major State in the country to do so!” Health Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar tweeted on Tuesday. Karnataka is also Number One State in…

Four mobile teams for intensified vaccination
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Four mobile teams for intensified vaccination

December 6, 2021

Floating population main target     Teams formed to check theatres, malls Mysore/Mysuru: Four mobile vaccination teams have been formed in Mysuru city by the District Administration and the Health Department to vaccinate the unvaccinated. Floating populations roaming around city areas are their main target. Similar mobile units have also been sent to taluks to vaccinate people…

Kerala releases list of non-vaccinated teachers, staff
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Kerala releases list of non-vaccinated teachers, staff

December 6, 2021

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Education Department has released a list of teaching and non-teaching staff, who have not taken COVID vaccine on religious grounds in the State. A total of 1,707 teaching and non-teaching staff had not taken the vaccine, General Education Minister V. Sivankutty said on Saturday after a list was released by the Education Department….

No evidence to suggest existing vaccines don’t work on Omicron
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No evidence to suggest existing vaccines don’t work on Omicron

December 4, 2021

Union Health Ministry issues a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the variant New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry has said while there is no evidence to suggest that existing vaccines do not work on the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, some of the mutations reported may decrease the efficacy of the jabs. The Ministry…

US Surgeon General urges parents to vaccinate kids
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US Surgeon General urges parents to vaccinate kids

December 3, 2021

Washington: Dr. Vivek Murthy, the Indian-origin US Surgeon General, has urged parents world over to go for the Covid paediatric vaccine after his five-year-old son took the shot. “Like so many parents, I was thrilled and relieved when my 5-year-old son got his #COVID19 vaccine last week. He was a little nervous when the time…

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