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Google Search, Maps, Assistant to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine Details in India

Google Search, Maps, and Assistant will now show helpful information about COVID-19 vaccine availability in India. Since March, Google has been showing COVID-19 vaccination centres in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Now, Google Maps and Google Assistant will also be able to help people get information like availability of slots, expected […]

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How to Book COVID-19 Vaccine Slot on Vi App

Vi (formerly known as Vodafone Idea) has announced that its customers can now book a COVID-19 vaccine slot through its app. Vi says this has been made possible with the integration of the CoWIN app with its platform. Vi users will be able to search for available vaccine slots and also set reminders for when […]

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HealthifyMe Now Offers COVID-19 Vaccination Slot Booking in India

HealthifyMe, an Indian fitness startup, has launched COVID-19 vaccination slot bookings on its app. The company has registered itself as an Application Service Provider (ASP) with CoWIN. It will enable users to book slots, in addition to finding them and getting notified. Earlier this year, HealthifyMe launched VaccinateMe.in in 10 languages. This service has helped […]

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How to Book COVID-19 Vaccine via Paytm App

Looking for an easy way to book COVID-19 vaccine? You can use Paytm. The Paytm app can help you book COVID-19 vaccine in a few easy steps. Paytm — generally used for mobile recharges, bill payments, or making payments offline — has emerged as one of the first third-party solutions to enable COVID-19 vaccine bookings […]

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CoWIN not hacked, 15 cr Indians’ data safe: Researcher

Image Source : FILE/ REPRESENTATIONAL. CoWIN not hacked, 15 cr Indians’ data safe: Researcher.     After reports surfaced that India’s vaccine registration portal CoWIN has been hacked and database of 15 crore people is up for sale, Indian  cyber security researchers said that the website behind this is itself fake and is a Bitcoin […]

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For Telegram, CoWIN Vaccine Alert Bots Provided Unplanned Growth

After COVID-19 vaccinations opened up for the 18-44 age group in India, appointments via CoWIN portal were made mandatory. Getting appointments has been difficult from the beginning because slots get booked up in short order. So, people turned to scripts to check the site automatically, and to bots on Telegram to send alerts when appointments […]