KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Government of Israel has dispatched over half a million syringes to support immunization efforts in Nepal. This is in addition to the earlier contribution to support the Government of Nepal to fight against COVID-19.
KATHMANDU, March 7: The second phase of the nationwide immunization against coronavirus is beginning today. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is inaugurating the second phase of the immunization campaign by taking a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to Chief of the Child Health and Vaccination Unit under the Department of Health Service, Dr Jhalak Sharma Gautam.
TORONTO, March 2: Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization released new guidelines on Monday that advise against vaccinating people who are 65 years and older with AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, citing lack of information about efficacy in that age group.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Ncell Private Limited in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) and UNICEF is supporting the government for the National Measles Rubella (MR) Campaign 2020. The government aims to immunize over 3 million children across the country between the ages of 9 months to 5 years as a part of this much anticipated campaign.
ALBANY, June 14: New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules.
MAHENDRANAGAR (Dhanusha), Feb 17: National immunization program including feeding medicine of elephantiasis and polio drop have been affected due to agitation of health workers across the nation including Dhanusha demanding implementation of the act.