Organize COVID vaccination campaign at workplace to improve coverage: Center suggests to states

The Center on Monday suggested that states and union territories could organize workplace COVID-19 vaccinations, target people because of their dosage, and encourage their non-vaccinated colleagues to get vaccinated. Can also provide badges to employees carrying messages. Apart from these, the Union Health Ministry, as part of its strategy for those to be vaccinated, has … Read more

HC grants time to Centre, Delhi government to respond to plea seeking door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination for senior citizens

The Delhi High Court on Friday granted time to the Center and the Delhi government to respond to a plea seeking framing of a policy on door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination for bedridden senior citizens. Delhi government’s counsel Anuj Agarwal told a bench headed by Chief Justice DN Patel that the Center has already introduced a policy … Read more

Private hospitals start talks with schools for vaccination of children

People in the know told ET that major private hospitals in the country have started discussions with various schools to host clinics to provide COVID-19 vaccination as soon as the vaccine becomes available. Max Healthcare said it is exploring alliances with various major schools to support the government’s vaccination campaign, whenever it allows for a … Read more

Global COVID-19 cases near 250 million as delta surge eases

Worldwide cases due to COVID-19 neared 250 million on Sunday as the variant eased and more normal business and tourism resumed, although some countries in Eastern Europe are facing record outbreaks . In the past three months, the daily average number of cases has dropped by 36%, according to a Reuters analysis. Although the spread … Read more