KATHMANDU: Inoculation drive targeting sexagenarians is continuing across Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Nepal’s leading online shopping marketplace, Daraz, has initiated COVID-19 vaccination for all its frontline and delivery workers in collaboration with the Department of Health Services (DoHS), according to the company.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Sunday.

Rethinking Covishield vaccine efficacy

February 13, 2021 11:30 am

Nepal has completed first phase of Covishield vaccination successfully and has paused for the second dose to be given after 28 days. Nepal should go for single dose and longer interval.

BETHESDA, Md., Feb 12: U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday said the coronavirus vaccination program he inherited from Donald Trump was in “much worse shape” than he had expected, while urging patience and also announcing the government has bought 200 million more doses.

TOKYO, Feb 10: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday that the country would begin COVID-19 vaccinations from the middle of next week.

GERMANY, Dec 27: Europe launches a cross-border vaccination programme of unprecedented scale on Sunday as part of efforts to end a COVID-19 pandemic that has crippled economies and claimed more than 1.7 million lives around the world.

NEW DELHI, Dec 19: India’s government said on Friday it could soon start voluntary inoculation against the COVID-19 disease as it considers emergency use authorization for three vaccine candidates including those from AstraZeneca and Pfizer.