April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

'Epidemic under control': Denmark suspends Covid vaccination campaign

Denmark, which in February lifted all curbs related to the coronavirus pandemic, said Tuesday it was suspending its widespread Covid-19 vaccination campaign.

April 17, 2022
April 17, 2022

Vaccines provide extra protection for those with immunity from a previous COVID-19 infection

In a study, researchers aimed to determine whether the four COVID-19 vaccines licenced for use in Brazil – CoronaVac, Oxford-AstraZeneca (ChAdOx1), Janssen (Ad26.COV2.S) and Pfizer-BioNTech ...

April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

2.3 million city residents to get cholera vaccine

A total of 2.3 million people, aged one year and above, will get oral cholera vaccines from next month in five diarrhoea-prone areas in the capital.

April 9, 2022
April 9, 2022

Covid-19 vaccination: Bangladesh a role model

Bangladesh’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign has so far turned out to be quite a triumph.

April 8, 2022
April 8, 2022

India to administer booster dose to all above 18 from April 10

India today announced its decision to expand the coverage of Covid-19 “precautionary dose”, also known as a booster dose, to all adults from April 10 at private vaccination centres.

April 3, 2022
April 3, 2022

WHO suspends India’s Covaxin supply through UN procurement agencies

The World Health Organization (WHO) has suspended the supply of India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin, through UN procurement agencies, and recommended to countries which received the...

March 29, 2022
March 29, 2022

Reject Covid-19 vaccine offers from tobacco companies: Anti-tobacco orgs urge govt

Anti-tobacco organizations have urged the government to reject any offer from any tobacco company to provide Covid-19 vaccine.

March 28, 2022
March 28, 2022

Second round of mass Covid vaccination begins

Bangladesh today rolled out the second round of its mega Covid vaccination drive without any registration, aiming to achieve the target of vaccinating 90 percent people of the country.

March 24, 2022
March 24, 2022

Infant Covid jab trial succeeded

US biotech firm Moderna yesterday said it was pursuing regulatory approval for its Covid vaccine in children aged six months to six years after the two-shot regimen was found to be safe and...

March 23, 2022
March 23, 2022

Moderna to ask approval for Covid shot for children below 6

Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) said on Wednesday it will ask regulators to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine in children younger than 6 years old based on data showing it generated a similar immune response to...