Punakha geared up for mass Covid-19 vaccination

Punakha saw a total registration of 18,859 With 525 households and a population of more than 7,000 people in Guma gewog in Punakha, almost half of the residents are not sure and worried about taking the Covid-19 jab despite various advocacies carried by the gewog administration.   The Guma gewog gup, Ugyen Khandu, however, assures his […]

Time for retrospection!

As we receive the Covid-19 jab today, it’s also time to retrospect our past journey of a little more than a year and contemplate how far have we come as an individual, family, community and nation. There is no denying that what we have witnessed and undergone in the past one year is something that […]

Drinking alcohol won’t impact COVID-19 vaccine efficacy, says NITAG

Alcohol and smoking should not be a barrier to getting the vaccine, according to health officials As the first mass COVID-19 vaccination is rolled out across the country, questions have been raised as to whether individuals drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes would like to confront any impact when one gets the jab. Some experts around […]