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If citizen loses job due to vaccine, is State not duty bound to redress it? Kerala HC asks Centre

Kochi: If someone loses their livelihood due to the vaccine administered by the State, ..

US to penalise companies if employees not vaccinated by Jan 4
US clears Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged 5-11
Second dose of Covid vaccine overdue for around 11 crore people, shows Govt data

Vaccine certification issue: India decides to impose reciprocal action on UK citizens

New Delhi: British nationals arriving in India, irrespective of their vaccination status, will have to undergo 10 days of mandatory ..


US authorizes Pfizer Covid booster for the elderly and high-risk

Washington: The United States on Wednesday authorized the use of boosters of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for people aged over 65, ..

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Centre challenges Kerala HC order allowing Covishield second dose before 84-day gap

Kochi: The Central government on Wednesday submitted an appeal before the Kerala High Court seeking to quash a High Court Single Bench's ..


UK adds Covishield to approved vaccines list in updated travel advisory

London: The UK government on Wednesday added Covishield, the India-manufactured Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, to an updated ..

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Vaccine hesitancy: Local bodies in Kannur seek explanation from uninoculated persons

Kannur: The local bodies seek explanation from those who had not taken the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine yet. The reason behind the ..


Kerala administers 5 lakh people with Covid-19 vaccines in past 24 hours

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has inoculated more than five lakh people with COVID-19 vaccine doses in the past 24 hours, the state Health ..

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14.25 lakh doses of Covid vaccine allotted for Kerala; first dose vaccination nearing 80 pc

Thiruvananthapuram: Health minister Veena George said that 14,25,150 doses of Covishield vaccine has been allotted for the state. Among ..


COVID-19: WHO approval for Covaxin expected this week: Sources

New Delhi: The World Health Organisation's (WHO) approval for Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, is expected this ..


90 pc Covid deaths from June 15 were among unvaccinated, those with co-morbidities: Health Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Thursday said that 90 per cent of people who succumbed to COVID-19 in the ..


Covid vaccine will be arranged for final year college students, says Health Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Health minister Veena George informed that Covid vaccine for final year UG and PG students will be arranged as ..

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Covishield vaccine: Govt agrees with HC verdict; Centre should take final decision, says CM

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government fully agrees with the high court verdict regarding the gap between two doses of Covishield ..

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Colleges in Kerala to reopen on Oct 4; students, staff must get at least one dose of vaccine

Thiruvananthapuram: The colleges in the state are allowed to open from October 4, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed in a press ..

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Allow second Covishield dose after 4 weeks from first for those who want it early: HC

Kochi: The Kerala High Court has directed the Centre to allow scheduling, on CoWIN portal, of second COVISHIELD dose after four weeks ..


Lockdown to be enforced at ward level; testing at airports too

Thiruvananthapuram: The pattern of lockdown will be revised to effectively control the spread of Covid in the state. The decision is ..

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Some people and media are trying to undermine Covid resistance activities in state: Veena George

Thiruvananthapuram: Health minister Veena George said that there are murky attempts to undermine the Covid resistance activities in ..


Kerala receives 4.53 lakh doses of Covid vaccine

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George informed that Kerala has received 4,53,220 doses of Covid vaccine. More precisely, ..

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84-day gap between two Covishield doses based on vaccine availability or efficacy, asks Kerala HC

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre whether the 84-day gap between two doses of COVISHIELD was based on availability ..

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Users can now book vaccination appointments on WhatsApp

New Delhi: WhatsApp on Tuesday said the MyGov Corona Helpdesk on its platform will now allow users to locate their nearest vaccination ..


Participants of clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine can download fully-vaccinated certificate

New Delhi: The clinical trial participants of Covishield and Covaxin will be issued vaccination certificate through Co-WIN app, Union ..

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Zydus Cadila's ZyCoV-D vaccine gets approval; first jab for children above 12 yrs in India

New Delhi: Zydus Cadila's wait for a regulatory nod for its ZyCoV-D plasmid DNA vaccine against Covid is over. The Ahmedabad-based ..

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Govt panel recommends emergency use authorisation to Zydus Cadila's 3-dose Covid vaccine

New Delhi: An expert panel of India's central drug authority has recommended granting emergency use authorisation to Zydus Cadila's ..


Pushpalatha administers 893 vaccine doses in a day, sets state record

Chengannur: It was like just another Sunday for Pushpalatha, Junior Public Health Nurse at Chengannur district hospital. She started ..

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Wayanad becomes first 'fully vaccinated' district; all above 18 yrs receive first jab

Kalpetta: Collector Adeela Abdulla informed that Wayanad has become the first district in Kerala to complete the first dose vaccination ..

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Kerala vaccinated 24 lakh people in a week: Health minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George informed that over 24-lakh people have been vaccinated within a week in the state ..

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How can Kerala govt deviate from vaccination schedule set by Centre, asks HC

Kochi: How did the Kerala government deviate from the vaccination schedule set by the central government and what was the reason for ..


Pathanamthitta’s 14,974 positive cases after jab are through reinfection, say experts

A six-member central team from National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had pointed out that in Pathanamthitta, 14,974 people had ..


Uncertainty looms over distribution of Covid vaccine

Thiruvananthapuram: The uncertainty looms over the revised guidelines for the distribution of Covid vaccine. However, the Department ..


Third wave of pandemic, vaccine shortage may affect school reopening

Thiruvananthapuram: Though the Kerala government is mulling reopening of schools phase by phase in the state, several challenges lurk ..

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Vaccine certificate or RTPCR negative result mandatory for buying liquor

Thiruvananthapuram: From today a new guideline will be in force for buying liquor from the beverage outlets in the state. Proof of ..

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3 lakh doses of Covid vaccine to reach Kerala today

Thiruvananthapuram: Amid the vaccine shortage in Kerala, 3 lakh doses of Covid vaccine will reach Kerala by Tuesday afternoon giving ..


People who received Covishield from India can return to Dubai

Dubai: Now, people who are fully vaccinated with Covishield vaccine from India can return to Dubai. According to reports, Fly Dubai ..


Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine given emergency use approval in India

New Delhi: Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine has been given Emergency Use approval in India, Union Health minister ..

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India's fight against Covid receives strong impetus; vaccination numbers cross 50 cr: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said India's fight against coronavirus has received a strong impetus as the cumulative ..

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Hopeful of launching Covovax for adults in October this year, for kids in 2022: Serum CEO

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Friday said he is hopeful that Covovax, another COVID-19 vaccine being manufactured ..


US trying to help India, others to produce vaccine: Biden

Washington: The United States is helping India and other countries to be able produce the vaccines by themselves, President Joe Biden ..

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Covid vaccination drive to resume in Kerala on Thursday as 10 lakh fresh doses arrive

Thiruvananthapuram: The Covid vaccination drive in Kerala will resume partially on Thursday as the state received a fresh stock of ..


Vaccine shortage: Slots available only at private hospitals in many districts

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George informed that there is a severe shortage of Covid vaccine in the state. The supply ..

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Kerala runs out of Covid vaccine stock: Health Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George said that the state has run out of Covid vaccine stock. No vaccine doses are available ..


Covid vaccine: All of target group aged above 45 years receive 1st dose in Wayanad, Kasaragod

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George informed that the first dose of vaccine has been administered to all of the target ..

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Biological E's COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax likely to be launched by September end

New Delhi: The Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company Biological E is expected to launch its COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax by September ..

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Expats in trouble as vaccination certificate issued by State, Centre carry different emblems

Kannur: The expats are in trouble as some of Covid vaccine certificates are issued without the national emblem, the Lion Capital of ..

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DCGI examining Zydus Cadila's COVID vaccine for children, says Dr VK Paul

New Delhi: Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) is examining pharmaceutical major Zydus Cadila's COVID-19 vaccine for children, ..

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Centre asks states to facilitate private vaccination centres in getting COVID vaccines

New Delhi: The slow pace of procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccine by private centres in some states is a cause of 'serious ..

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Covid vaccination: College students, private bus staff to be prioritised

Thiruvananthapuram: The college students in the state will be given priority for Covid vaccination. The health department issued an ..