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EC Banks On Vaccination For 'Covid-Safe' Polls

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

He said that in absolute figures, as of January 7, more than 15 crore people in these five states together have got the first dose of vaccine and more than nine crore had been administered both doses.

Covid-19: Precautionary Dose Will Be Similar To First Two Doses, Says Centre

Jan 06, 2022 PTI

Covid-19: The same vaccine which was administered as first two doses would be given administered as a precaution dose to healthcare and frontline workers, besides the elderly suffering from co-morbidities, said the Centre.


Covid: Vaccination Starts For Younger Population In 15-18 Age Group

The Drugs Controller General of India granted emergency use authorisation to indigenously-developed Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children above 12 years with certain conditions on December 24.

Karnataka Chief Minister To Discuss Administration Of Booster Dose Of COVID Vaccine With Union Health Minister

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Speaking to reporters, he said he will get to know from the Union Minister the scientific developments on administering the booster dose and the Centre's take or recommendation in this connection.


Sri Lanka To Give Pfizer Booster Shots To Frontline Workers, Seniors

The booster rollout comes ahead of the government's plans to lift monthslong travel restrictions between provinces on Nov 1.

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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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