Union Health Secretary also stressed on a clear and effective communication strategy for increasing the pace of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination, noting that customised regional communication best practices have yielded appreciable results in vaccination coverage.
A group of around 35 doctors from across the country have written an open letter to the union health ministry over the unwarranted testing, medication and hospitalisation during the ongoing Covid pandemic and sought urgent intervention for an evidence-based response to the current wave.
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The vaccination drive against Covid-19 needs a 'Har Ghar Dastak' approach to achieve its target, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.
Modi said the country is moving ahead with new energy and enthusiasm after crossing the 100 crore Covid vaccine doses milestone.
In the ongoing fight against Covid-19, India achieved a significant milestone of administering 100 crore vaccine doses. The CoWin portal on on Thursday (October 2021) mentioned that a total of 100 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far to the eligible population under the vaccination drive in India.
People in certain areas across Odisha still face lot of difficulties in getting themselves inoculated for various reasons
The countrywide vaccination drive against the corona virus has been recorded to 80 crore doses till date and Friday was described as as a golden chapter in world history.
In all probability, children could get Covid-19 vaccine jab by September this year. Speaking to news agency ANI, AIIMS Chief Dr Randeep Guleria informed that the trials of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin on children are underway and the results are expected by September.
While social distancing norms are violated, chaotic and stampede like situations also witnessed at vaccination centre across the State.
In a bid to inoculate a majority of population prior to the onset of a possible third wave of Covid pandemic, Odisha government is all set to commence the mass Covid vaccination drive on a campaign mode under the National Covid Vaccination Programme from today.
While Odisha is one of the few states which has been registering a higher vaccination rate compared to the national average, it is still far behind states like Rajasthan which has been able to vaccinate nearly 85 per cent of its citizens above 60 years of age, with at least one shot.
Indian Government has committed at 214 crore in the pipeline between August and December. Odisha needs 4.6 crore doses between June and December to fully vaccinate 18+years. As of now, the State has vaccinated over 82 lakh with one dose
As Cyclone Yaas comes closer to make a likely landfall in Balasore district, the Odisha government has suspended the ongoing COVID vaccination, testing and door to door survey in three sensitive districts from May 25 to 27.
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