Vaccination: Private hospitals sat on lakhs of doses even as BMC centres faced acute crunch

Private hospitals have maintained that buying large stocks of vaccines proves cost effective, saves logistical challenges and allows better planning of the vaccination At a time when the state government and BMC-run vaccination centres were reeling under acute shortage of Coronavirus vaccines during the last week, private hospitals in capital city Mumbai and other cities … Read more

Covid-19 Vaccination Phase 2: Centre allows all private hospitals with adequate arrangement to serve as facilities

Number of Covid-19 vaccination centers exapanded. (IE Image) Overcrowding of beneficiaries at Covid -19 vaccination centres has prompted authorities to expand its reach beyond the government and private facilities empanelled under the Central scheme. The Centre directed the state to utilize all private hospitals for giving Covid vaccination apart from the empanelled ones. Over 50 … Read more

Enrolling for Covid-19 vaccine shot? Check list of government and private centers in your city

List of vaccination centres in metros (IE Image) Senior citizens and people with co-morbidities were seen queuing up to take their first vaccine shot as India flagged its Phase 2 Covid Immunization drive on March 1st. From Union Ministers to sports icon, all are taking their Covid vaccine shot encouraging the rest of the population … Read more

As vaccine rollout date nears, states gear up for phase 1

New Delhi: The states have geared up for the Covid vaccination programme to be rolled out from Saturday. ET takes a look at the preparedness on the ground. MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra has trained 16,000 vaccinators, has created 4,200 centres and 3,145 cold chain points for the drive. State officials said till now 7.5 lakh healthcare workers … Read more