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Education Dept Issues Guidelines To Speed Up Vaccination For Children: Delhi

The Directorate of Education has instructed all the schools to ensure children belonging to the 12-14 age group are vaccinated. Parents are also asked to take their children to the nearest vaccine centres at the earliest. Also, the schools are required to update the directorate the number of students vaccinated daily. Schools have also been notified to arrange separate queues and staff for verification in the Covid-19 vaccination centres.

Fri, 18 Mar 2022 - 02:23 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Delhi, Education, Covid-19, Vaccination, Covid-19 Vaccination centre

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Delhi Govt Dedicates 159 Vaccination Centre For Children's Vaccination From Jan 3

Delhi government dedicated 159 vaccination centres for "nationwide vaccination drive" roll out for children, starting from January 2. The dedicated centres in Delhi has been divided in 11 districts with additional workers and ambulances in service for children (15-18 year-old), who may have reaction after taking government approved Covaxin, only COVID-19 vaccine for children. Notably, vaccination for children, between 15- 18-years-old, will… read-more

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 09:38 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi Government , Covid-19 Vaccination centre, children, New Delhi, CoWIN

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Delhi Opens 1st Child-Friendly Vaccination Centre

The first child-friendly vaccination clinic has been opened in Delhi, with toys, electronic games, and musical instruments. "Keeping in mind the waiting time post-vaccination, we have created a vaccination center so that kids can play, we have also kept toys so that they are kept engaged," said Dr. Sameer Bhati. He further stated that the government will determine the cost of vaccines for children. 

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi, Covid-19, Covid Vaccination, Covid-19 Vaccination centre, children

Courtesy: India Tv News

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J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Approved For Emergency Use In India

Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for emergency use by India on August 7 amid the growing fear of the upcoming third wave. Health Minister took to Twitter saying, “India expands its vaccine basket! Johnson and Johnson's single-dose Covid-19 vaccine is given approval for Emergency Use in India.” However, the date of arrival of the doses has not been confirmed yet.

Sat, 07 Aug 2021 - 08:42 PM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: Johnson & Johnson, Covid-19 Vaccination centre, Covid-19

Courtesy: The Khaleej Times

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Nurse Injects Empty Syringe During Vaccination Drive In Bihar

An empty syringe of COVID-19 vaccine was injected to a man in Bihar’s Chhapra. The incident filmed by victim’s friend went viral all over social media. However, he taped it to capture his friend's reactions while getting vaccinated. Later, the victim informed of headache after being injected. Reportedly, the nurse was removed from duty after officials were informed.

Fri, 25 Jun 2021 - 08:53 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Bihar, Nurse, Covid-19 Vaccination centre, empty syringe, headaches, Video

Courtesy: NDTV

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Kolkata Civic Body To Start Vax-On-Wheels To Reach Out Traders In Market

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation is planning to introduce mobile COVID vaccination centre which will jab people, particularly traders and employees who lack time to visit vaccination centres. KMC official and state health minister Firhad Hakim said busses will drive to market places starting with Posta area in Burrabazar. Owing to rising demands of traders, the joint initiative of civic body and transport department will provide on the spot… read-more

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 08:55 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: kolkata municipal corporation, vax-on-wheels, COVID-19 outbreak, Covid-19 Vaccination centre, Traders

Courtesy: The Times of India


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Facebook Partners With Govt To Launch In-app Vaccine Finder Tool

Social media giant Facebook has launched an in-app vaccine centre finding tool in a collaborative effort with the Indian government. The tool, using the information provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, will enable people to look for vaccination centres and their operating hours. The vaccine tracker tool will provide support in 17 languages and will also guide home-isolated patients in managing COVID-19 mild symptoms.

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 03:30 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Covid-19 Vaccination, Covid-19 Vaccination centre, Facebook, Facebook Vaccine Tracker

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Uber India Pledges Free Rides To, From COVID-19 Vaccination Centres

Uber has vowed to offer Rs 10 crore-worth service for free to help users commute to and from vaccination centres in India. Applying the redeemable promo code '10M21V' when booking, vulnerable citizens aged 45 and above can avail a maximum of two free rides. Uber, through the initiative, endeavours to assist the Central, State Governments and NGOs as India gears up for the third phase of the inoculation drive.

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 05:34 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Uber, Ride-hailing, free rides, Covid-19, Covid-19 Vaccination centre, third phase

Courtesy: Business Today

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Delhi's First Model COVID-19 Vaccination Centre Ready For Dry Run

With the country preparing for dry run of COVID-19 vaccines on January 2, the Delhi government turned a maternity home in Srinivaspuri as Delhi’s first model COVID-19 vaccination centre. Developed by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, the Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain informed that 1000 such centres will be developed in Delhi. Reportedly, the dry run will be done to check the preparedness and identify challenges of the upcoming… read-more

Fri, 01 Jan 2021 - 05:38 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: covid 19, Coronavirus Vaccines, Dry Run, Covid-19 Vaccination centre, Model centre, Srinivaspuri, Satyender Jain

Courtesy: Zee News