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Children & The Pandemic

Covid-19 Vaccination For Children: 56k Teenagers Jabbed With First Dose In Delhi

Jan 13, 2022 PTI

Along with over 56,000 Covid-19 doses to children, a total of 24,034 precautionary ones were also administered across Delhi including 4,962 to Health Care Workers (HCWs), 18,836 Front Line Workers (FLWs) and 5,236 senior citizens.

Omicron And Children: Is Vaccinating Adults Key To Keeping Kids Safe?

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

With a spike in Omicron cases, more and more children, especially ones in the unvaccinated age group and those with comorbidities, are getting hospitalised.

Covid-19 Mumbai: Schools For Classes 1-9 and 11 Shut; 6,100+ Children Get Vaccinated

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said students of classes 10 and 12 are excluded from the decision of shutting down of schools for others in light of the rising Covid-19 cases in Mumbai. More than 6,100 children also got vaccinated in the metropolis.

Children, Health Workers Brave Snow, Harsh Terrain To Get Jabbed In Himachal

Jan 03, 2022 Ashwani Sharma

Over 91,000 children braved tough weather and terrain to get Covid-19 vaccines after the government rolled out shots for 15-18 age group.

Registration Begins For Vaccination For 15-18 Age Group Population In Delhi

The vaccine option for those in the 15-18 age group would only be Covaxin, according to the "Guidelines for Covid-19 vaccination of children between 15-18 years and precaution dose to HCWs, FLWs and 60+ population with comorbidities" issued by the Union health ministry.

27 December, 2021

Children's Vaccination | Registrations Begin On Jan 1 But Experts Remain Unsure

Outlook Web Desk

PM Modi added that the vaccination for children will reduce their worries of going to schools and colleges and their parents, and boost the fight against the pandemic.

26 December, 2021

Vaccination For Children Aged 15-18 | What We Know In 10 Points

Outlook Web Desk

In an address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a series of announcements on the next steps of vaccination for children and booster doses for frontline workers and people above the age of 60.

22 October, 2021

Covid-19: Rajasthan Gears Up To Vaccinate Children Below 17 Years

Tabeenah Anjum

Around 6.1 crore residents in the state have been administered at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccines already.

20 June, 2021

Benefits Of Yoga For Different Age Groups, Especially During Covid Times

Sabrina Merchant

Here is how yoga helps different age groups cope with their physical and mental problems

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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