Tamilnadu surpasses Covid vaccination target, 17 lakh doses given on Sunday

Though the target was to vaccinate 15 lakh, a total of 17,19,544 people took jabs during Tamilnadu government’s mega drive on Sunday, of whom 9,68,010 took the first dose and 7,51,534 the second. Continue Reading

TN plans 50,000 vaccination camps on 10 October

Tamilnadu Minister for Medical and Family Welfare M Subramanian has said the government would hold the fourth edition of the Mega Vaccination Camp through 50,000 camps on 10 October. Continue Reading

TN opposes Centre’s move to export Covid vaccines

A day after Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced that export of Covid vaccines would resume from next month, Tamilnadu Health Minister M Subramanian has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Health Ministry to defer their decision to export vaccines till all eligible people in the country are fully vaccinated. Continue Reading

TN govt’s efforts stopped Zika, Nipah: Subramanian

State Health Minister M Subramanian has said due to the stringent preventive measures taken by the government, Zika and Nipah virus were not able to enter Tamilnadu from neighbouring Kerala. Continue Reading

4,387 mucormycosis cases reported in TN

A total of 4,387 cases of mucormycosis of black fungus cases were reported in Tamilnadu as on 28 August this year, Health Minister M Subramanian informed the State Assembly recently. Continue Reading

Subramanian to meet Union Health Minister in Delhi for more vaccines, AIIMS

Tamilnadu Health Minister M Subramanian will meet Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in New Delhi this week to demand more vaccine supply to the State and also to expedite works on AIIMS in Madurai. Continue Reading

TN stops first dose of Covaxin

Tamilnadu Health Minister M Subramanian has said with four lakh doses of Covaxin being needed to provide people with their second jabs, the State is no longer offering a first dose of the vaccine. Continue Reading