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Covid booster dose: Covishield and Covaxin prices have been slashed to Rs 225 per shot

The Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech slashed the prices of Covishield and Covaxin vaccines for private hospitals to Rs 225 per dose on Saturday, a day before the Centre rolls out precautionary doses of Covid-19 vaccines to all adults. In private hospitals, each dose of Covishield costs Rs 600, while Covaxin costs […]Continue Reading
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All Adults Can Get Paid Booster Shots Starting Sunday

The government announced on Friday that coronavirus booster shots will be available to all adults starting on Sunday at private vaccination centres. The order means that, unlike the booster shots for healthcare workers, frontline workers, and those over 60, most adults will have to pay for the third jab. “The ongoing free vaccination programme for […]Continue Reading
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Masks are not required, but they are recommended in Delhi, Maharashtra

With Covid cases steadily declining, Delhi and Maharashtra, two of the worst-affected states, decided to lift the mask mandate on Thursday. Both, however, recommended that masks be worn in crowded places. According to sources, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) decided on Thursday at a meeting chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to abolish the Rs […]Continue Reading
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Covid-19 vaccines available for children aged 12 to 14 starting on Wednesday: Govt

From March 16, the government will begin distributing the Covid-19 vaccination to children aged 12-13 and 13-14. Corbevax, manufactured by Biological-E in Hyderabad, will be given to the new age group, according to the health ministry. Corbevax is the first Receptor Binding Domain (RBD) Protein sub-unit vaccine developed in India against Covid-19. On February 21, […]Continue Reading