vaccination drive

  • Don’t confuse those willing to vaccinate: Dimapur CP cautions ‘anti-vaxxers’ 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 11 It is okay if one chooses not to self vaccinate, but don’t try to confuse others who may be willing to inoculate, stated Dimapur’s Commissioner of Police Rothihu Tetseo in the firm message to vaccination naysayers on Friday, cautioning that it then amounts to a ‘criminal offense.' According to update by Dimapur police on Twitter, the Commissioner said this in his message during the COVID-19 vaccination drive organised b
  • Intensified COVID-19 vax drive from today across Nagaland
    Dimapur, June 7 (MExN): Starting from June 8, an 11-day intensified COVID-19 vaccination drive would be set in motion across health facilities and outreach session sites across Nagaland.  Informing this in a press release on Monday, Principal Director for Health and Family Welfare Dr Neikhrielie Khimiao stated that during this period (June 8-18), all health facilities and outreach session sites in urban colonies and villages would be covered from Mondays to Fridays. He requeste
  • Centre announces 2nd phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive from Mar 1; cautions states against laxity in virus curbs
    New Delhi, February 24 (PTI): The Centre on Wednesday announced that people over 60 years and those above 45 with comorbidities can get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1 even as it cautioned states and union territories that any laxity in implementing stringent curbs, especially in view of new virus strain observed in certain countries, could "compound the situation". As new coronavirus cases crossed the 13,000 mark for the third time in six days on Wednesday, the Centre rushe
  • 3rd phase of Vax drive to cover those above 50, beginning March: Harsh Vardhan
    New Delhi, February 5 (IANS): The most vulnerable age group of people in the country, those aged above 50 will get the first jab in March second week onwards, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan informed Parliament on Friday. The Health Minister said since the drive for the second phase to cover over 2 crore frontline workers is under progress, it is difficult to announce any fixed date right now but it is expected that the third phase of the vaccination drive will start in the seco
  • Adverse events following immunisation low, 2 deaths unrelated: Govt
    New Delhi, January 19 (IANS): The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that a total of 4,54,049 people have been inoculated since the commencement of the vaccination drive, and only 0.18 per cent of beneficiaries developed adverse events following immunisation, while 0.002 per cent were hospitalised. "The adverse events following immunisation are fairly low. In fact, these are the lowest in the world in the first three days. In India, we have an extremely robust system of adve