HealthifyMe Launches Real-Time COVID-19 Vaccination Slot Finder With WhatsApp Notifications for When Slots Open Up

Health-tech startup HealthifyMe has launched a new platform called Vaccinateme.in. This platform uses CoWIN APIs to help people find available vaccination slots nearby in real-time. The platform comes with various filters that let you categorise your search — for instance, search for vaccine slots for 18+ category, search for vaccine slots for 45+ category, search … Read more

Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Registration SMS Message in Circulation, Aims to Install Malicious App

A fake SMS message is in circulation that falsely claims to offer an app to let users register for COVID-19 vaccine in India. However, instead of providing a legitimate way to register for the vaccination, the app is aimed at propagating malware via SMS messages once it is installed on a mobile device. The malicious … Read more

These Real-Time COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Tracker Sites Can Notify You When a Slot Opens Up Nearby

Vaccination is now open for people between 18 and 44 years as well, but getting an appointment is difficult as slots are filled up fast and searching through the CoWIN portal manually to find an appointment is slow and cumbersome, likely because of the huge number of people trying to use the site in order … Read more

MyGov Corona Helpdesk Chatbot Helps Find Nearby COVID-19 Vaccination Centres: Here’s How to Use It

India’s vaccination drive is in its third phase and all citizens above the age of 18 are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The government has introduced a central CoWIN portal for all users to register for the vaccine and book appointment slots. While the CoWIN portal offers a list of nearby vaccination centres, … Read more

1.32 Crore Vaccination Registrations in One Day Through CoWIN Portal

Coronavirus vaccine registration for all citizens aged above 18 opened up last evening on Wednesday, and after some server crashes and glitches, the CoWIN portal registered over 1.32 crore people. More than 35 lakh people registered in the first hour after launch on the Cowin.gov.in portal. Appointments for people aged 18-44 will be available when … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Goes Live in India for People Aged 18-44 Years: How to Register

COVID-19 vaccine registration in India for people aged between 18 and 44 years will go live from 4pm today (Wednesday, April 28). This will be the phase 3 of the vaccination drive in India that will expand the existing criteria of vaccinating people aged 45 and above. Registration for the COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory and … Read more

Apple to Help Employees Get COVID-19 Vaccine Shots at Its Offices

Apple said on Friday that it is starting a program to help employees get voluntary COVID-19 vaccinations at the iPhone maker’s offices. The company is working with drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance as its vendor and will open a website for its workers to sign up for appointments, an Apple spokeswoman said. Apple is one … Read more