Walk-in and register for vaccination: Centre

People between the age group of 18-44 can now walk-in and register themselves for covid-19 vaccinations. Bangalore: The Centre has now allowed walk-in registration for vaccination for the 18-44 age group, but only at government-run centres. This decision is expected to prevent vaccine wastage.  “In case of sessions exclusively organized with online slots, towards the […]

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The Most Vulnerable Unable To Access COVID Vaccines

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had filed a petition in the Bombay High Court to allow door to door vaccinations. However, the petition was rejected leaving many without access to the vaccination. Mumbai: Shikha Banerjee, a 78-year-old resident of Mumbai had to call her son from Kolkata to Mumbai just to help her get vaccinated. “There […]

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Technology Might Not Always Be the Best Solution

The COWIN app launched by the central government for the COVID vaccination drive is inaccessible to the rural population of Karnataka due to a lack of smartphones and internet connectivity The rural health workers in Karnataka are struggling to register themselves for the COVID vaccination drive. To register for the vaccination, one has to download […]

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