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“No Need To Be Scared”: Frontline Workers, Ministers On Day 1 Of Vaccination Drive

India's drive is one of the world's biggest vaccination programmes.New Delhi: As India launched the world's largest vaccination drive against the coronavirus pandemic, here are some of the reactions from different leaders, ministers and those who took the first shot:Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan: These vaccines are "sanjivani" in our fight against this pandemic. We have won the battles against polio and small pox. Now, we have reached the decisive phase of winning the war against coronavirus.Manish Kumar, first person in Delhi to get vaccine shot: Many of them (staff) were scared. So, I went to my seniors and said I should be given the vaccine first. I wanted to prove to my colleagues that there is no need to be scared.Bipasha Seth, first person to get the shot in West Bengal: It'...

Fight Against Covid In “Final Stage”: Amit Shah As Vaccination Drive Begins

Home Minister Amit Shah claimed India has less Covid fatality rate and high recovery rate. (File)Bhadravathi: India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has fought the most successful battle against coronavirus in the world, and with the beginning of the vaccination drive, the country has taken the fight against the pandemic to a final stage, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said today."The whole world for about a year has been fighting against corona, many people have lost lives. This was probably one of the toughest fights that humanity has fought, using knowledge, innovations and mutual cooperation," Mr Shah said.Speaking after laying the foundation stone of a new battalion campus of the Rapid Action Force (RAF) in Bhadravati, Karnataka, he said he was happy to state tha...

“Humbled And Proud”: Frontline Workers On Getting First Covid Vaccines

India's COVID-19 vaccination drive aims to inoculate 3 crore frontline workers first.New Delhi: As India began the colossal vaccination drive to inoculate crores of people against the coronavirus pandemic, turning on the light at the end of a 12-month tunnel that upended lives everywhere, an overwhelming sense of gratitude rang out among people first in line to get the vaccines. The vaccination programme aims to inoculate 3 crore health and other frontline workers first and then to persons above 50 years of age, followed by persons younger than 50 years of age with associated comorbidities.Here is what some of the people who took the jab said:Manish Kumar, first person in Delhi to get vaccine shot: Many of them (staff) were scared. So, I went to my seniors and said I should be given the...

All You Need To Know About CoWIN App

CoWin: The Centre has called the application the foundation of its vaccine programme (File)The central government on Saturday launched the vaccination drive against the coronavirus. The government has developed a mobile application, CoWin, which will be used later to manage the inoculation drive. CoWin (Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network) is not available for download as of now. When launched, people will be able to register for vaccination through the application.The centre is currently inoculating nearly three crore healthcare and other frontline workers. The app, being used by officials, currently contains data of lakhs of healthcare workers who are first in line for vaccination.Once the application is launched, it will provide three options for registration to the beneficiaries - se...

Are the True Heroes of This World Working on Their Mental Health?

Spoiler: The Avengers are not the true heroes.For those who believe these fictional characters are our heroes, you could not be more wrong. The answer is 'Doctors', the ones who are the true saviours of this world. The year 2020 has proven that, with the Covid-19 pandemic all over the world. The world has been in turmoil and the doctors put their lives on the line to save ours. It is not just about the pandemic, even in our daily lives, the doctors play a big part.We all struggle with our physical and mental issues and to solve those issues we all go to see our doctors. There are many types of doctors for our problems such as cardiologist, urologist, etc. For us, it becomes convenient since we have that accessibility to reach specialists. We thank the doctors when critical surgery goes ...

“Vaccines Our Sanjivani In Fight Against Pandemic”: Union Health Minister

The minister also thanked doctors, nurses, healthcare staff, security personnel and mediaNew Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today appealed to the masses to not pay attention to any rumours against the two Covid vaccines that have been approved for emergency use. Describing the vaccines as "sanjivani (life-saving drugs)", the leader said the country has entered into the decisive phase of the "war against the coronavirus"."These vaccines are ''sanjivani'' in our fight against this pandemic. We have won the battles against polio and smallpox. Now, we have reached the decisive phase of winning the war against the coronavirus," he was quoted as saying by news agency PTI.The leader was at Delhi's AIIMS today when the first shot of the vaccine was administered to a sanitation worke...

India’s First Covid Vaccine Recipient On Getting The Shot

Everyone must get inoculated, Manish Kumar saidNew Delhi: Manish Kumar, a sanitation worker at Delhi's AIIMS, today became the first person in the country to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Healthcare worker Dhawal Dwivedi was the second person to be inoculated, followed by AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria and NITI Aayog's senior member, Dr VK Paul."I had a very nice experience. I was not reluctant to get the vaccine shot...people need not be worried. Now I don't have any doubts regarding the vaccine. Everyone must get inoculated," he was quoted by news agency ANI as saying.Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan was also present at the vaccination event which began after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the world's biggest inoculation drive virtually."These vaccines are our 's...

कोरोना वैक्सीन लगने के बाद आपको क्या करना है? पीएम मोदी ने देश को दी यह खास सलाह

देश में आज से टीकाकरण की प्रक्रिया शुरू हो रही है. इस मौके पर देश के प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने टीकाकरण की प्रक्रिया के शुरू होने से पहले देश की जनता को संबोधित करते हुए कहा, 'दवाई भी कड़ाई भी' Source link

India’s Vaccine Drive, One Of World’s Biggest, “Crash Course” For Nations

Plans drawn up by the health ministry outline steps to vaccinate 300 million peopleIndia is launching one of the world's largest coronavirus vaccination drives on Saturday, setting in motion a complex deployment plan aimed at stemming the wide spread of infections across a nation of more than 1.3 billion people.At hospitals and vaccination centers across major cities -- from Mumbai to New Delhi -- tens of thousands of key front-line workers are expected to line up to receive and administer the first vaccines.The inoculation campaign across the world's second-most populous country will be a crash course over whether Covid-19 can be swiftly tamed in nations with disjointed health and transportation networks. Officially more than 10.5 million people in India have been infected with the dis...

‘कुल्फी कुमार बाजेवाला’ के सिकंदर सिंह गिल को हुआ कोरोना, प्रेग्नेंट है पत्नी अदीति

टीवी शो 'कुल्फी कुमार बजेवाला' के एक्टर मोहित कुमार कोरोना से संक्रमित पाए गये हैं. मोहित ने अपने इंस्टाग्राम अकाउंट पर इस बात की पुष्टी की है. Source link