Dr VK Paul, a NITI Aayog (health) member, said it was an adult vaccine that would be administered on such a large scale for the first time and would not start from the hospital setting. “This will require more caution,” he noted.
“In countries where vaccination has already started, especially in the UK, adverse events have occurred from day one. Hence, it is essential that the United States and the UT [Union Territories] get ready for that too, ” he said.
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Attention requested in the celebrations for the victory
Victory celebrations involving large crowds and vehicle rallies should be avoided once local government poll results are released Wednesday, district collector Navjot Khosa said.
The votes cast in the district will be counted in 16 centers. The COVID-19 protocol should be strictly followed in victory celebrations. Celebrations shouldn’t include more than 50 people. Processions and vehicle demonstrations, particularly those involving two-wheelers, should also be avoided, the Collector said Tuesday.
Look at overhead by private hospitals, HC heads the government.
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday ordered the state government to ensure that private hospitals designated to treat COVID-19 patients show the rates set by the state government in June 2020 and examine the allegation that some private hospitals They are charging higher rates to treat COVID -19 patients.
TTD conducts a ritual to overcome the COVID-induced financial crisis
When the entire globe is trying to get out of the financial crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent blockade, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has found a spiritual answer to overcome it.
“Dhanaprada Sri Maha Vishnu Yagam” was performed at the TTD-run Sri Venkateswara Vedic University (SVVU) campus here on December 15, to ward off misfortune and bring wealth to humanity.
Olympics will not be canceled: Governor of Tokyo
The Tokyo governor cannot see “any circumstances” in which the 2020 Olympics postponed by the virus will be canceled, despite the rise in COVID-19 infections in Japan and the continuing skepticism of public opinion.
Yuriko Koike warned on Tuesday that the fate of the Tokyo Games would impact future Olympic events, including the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing and the 2024 Summer Games in Paris.
Photo ID for COVID-19 vaccination
The procedure for receiving the COVID-19 vaccination dose in phase I will be similar to that followed for voting in an election. Those on the vaccination campaign priority list will need to provide a photo ID before entering the vaccination booth.
Prior to vaccination, those on the list will receive a text message on their registered telephone numbers with details of the location of the vaccination center, time slot and the identity of the vaccinator. Most of the vaccination centers will be hospitals. Upon reaching the center, they must show one of nine government-issued photo ID cards as proof of identity.