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Telangana Begins Administering Covid-19 Booster Dose

Amid the rising cases of the Novel Coronavirus, the K Chandrashekar Rao-led Telangana Government started administering the booster dose to its citizens. People who are eligible for the third or precautionary dose could get Hyderabad pharma-manufactured Corbevax as the third dose, at state-run PHC, and Covid centers. The state government arranged 5 lakh doses and urged people to take the booster dose and help in combating the spread of… read-more

Wed, 19 Apr 2023 - 01:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Coronavirus, Booster Dose, telangana government, Corbevax, Coronavirus Vaccines

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Corbevax To Be Available As Booster Dose On COWIN App, Check Details

Corbevax, a recently authorised heterologous Covid-19 vaccine from the Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical firm Biological E, is slated to be accessible as a booster dosage via the COWIN App in both public and private vaccination centres beginning August 12. Corbevax costs Rs 250 for private COVID-19 immunisation centres, including Goods and Services Tax. The vaccination costs… read-more

Fri, 12 Aug 2022 - 01:20 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Corbevax, Covid Vaccine, Hyderabad, Booster Dose, heterologous COVID-19 vaccine

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Corbevax Vaccine Approved As Booster Dose For Adults: Union Health Ministry

After Covaxin and Covishield, the Union Health Ministry also approved Corbevax as a booster dose against Covid-19.  Biological E's Corbevax is allowed for double-vaccinated people above 18-years-old. The recommendations were given by the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAG). Corbevax, considered a precaution dose will be given six months or 26 weeks from the date of the second dose of either Covaxin/Covisheild. Necessary… read-more

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 12:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Covid-19, Booster Dose, Union Health Ministry, Covaxin, COVISHIELD

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Ramdev Baba

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Ramdev Emphasizes On Need Of Yoga Even After Vaccinated With Booster

Yoga guru Ramdev Baba questioned the efficacy of allopathy against COVID-19 once again and emphasized the need of yoga,  He said vaccination alone is not enough to protect people from the virus and they need to be supplemented with yoga and Ayurveda. "Without the support of yoga and Ayurveda, no vaccine can immunise you permanently against coronavirus, no matter how big you are, president or a big doctor yourself," Ramdev.

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 08:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ramdev Baba, Coronavirus, Yoga, Booster Dose, India

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Free Booster Covid-19 Doses For Eligible People Under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebration, to mark the 75th Independence Day, the Union Health Department will give a free booster vaccination dose against Covid-19. Under the drive, eligible people in the 18-59 age group will get free precaution doses at government vaccination centres. The 75-day special drive will begin on July 15, across India. Notably, 18-59-year-old people can get their booster-dose with 6-months gap between two-… read-more

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 07:46 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: COVID_19, Booster Dose, Union Health Ministry, Vaccination Drive, Aazadi ka Amrit mahotsav

Arvind Kejriwal

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Free Precautionary COVID-19 Doses For Eligible People: Delhi Govt

Delhi Government led by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced a free COVID-19 booster dose for people between the age group of 18-year-old to 59-year-old. On April 21, Arvind Kejriwal announced that all the eligible people will get free precautionary doses at government-run vaccination centers. The decision came at a time when the national capital is witnessing a spike in the COVID-19 cases over the past few days.

Fri, 22 Apr 2022 - 10:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Covid-19, Booster Dose, Delhi Government(163), Arvind Kejriwal, Vaccination Centers

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Covishield Vaccine Prices Slashed To Rs 225, Says Adar Poonawalla

Ahead of the nationwide booster dose COVID-19 vaccination drives, the SII CEO Adar Poonawalla slashed the prices of Covishield from Rs 600 to Rs 225.  On April 9, Poonawalla tweeted, "SII has decided to revise the price of COVISHIELD vaccine for private hospitals from Rs.600 to Rs 225 per dose". Notably, the GoI announced a booster dose for the 18+ population at private vaccination centers in India from… read-more

Sat, 09 Apr 2022 - 05:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: SII, Adar Poonawalla, Covid-19 Vaccine, COVISHIELD, Booster Dose

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Booster Shots In India

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SII Asks Centre To Reduce Gap Between 2nd & Booster Dose, Writes Letter

Pune based Serum Institute of India (SII) on February 4, wrote to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, to reduce booster dose gap from nine months to three. The SII Director and Government Affairs official Prakash Kumar Singh, further asked to allow Covishield precaution dose for all above 18-years-old. The letter was written on the lines of revised guidelines, allowing booster dose for people on election duties with three months gap. … read-more

Sat, 05 Feb 2022 - 09:04 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Covishield vaccine, omicron, Booster Dose, Serum Institute of India, Union Health Ministry

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No Mix & Match Of COVID-19 Vaccine Allowed For 3rd Dose: Govt

The Central Government in a release said, same COVID-19 vaccine dose will be given as the "third dose" also known as "precautionary dose". On January 5, the Government said, " No mix and match will be allowed". Therefore, people who received Covishield will take same vaccine, whereas COVAXIN vaccinated people will have COVAXIN as booster dose. The approval of booster dose came at a time of Omicron threat in India. 

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 06:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Health Ministry, Central Government, Covid-19, omicron, Booster Dose

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

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Delhi CM Requests Centre To Give People Booster Shots: Omicron Scare

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, on December 20, urged the Centre to give people a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, Delhi reported six new cases of COVID-19 Omicron variant, increasing the total tally to 28. ''In order to strengthen the home isolation program, a review meeting will be held on December 23,'' added CM Kejriwal. Delhi has four dedicated centers for the treatment of the variant.

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 - 07:28 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Delhi, Booster Dose, Central Government, omicron, Delhi CM

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