The Minister spoke about his personal isolation experience to the decision on imposing lockdown, vaccine for children to India seeking help from other countries, among other things
Transport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar and RTC Managing Director Sunil Sharma appreciated all the officers and employees for making this vaccination programme a grand success
The Centre must address various States’ vaccine demands without resorting to politics
Minister who kickstarted the third phase of vaccination programme at Huzurabad area hospital, got vaccinated himself
Allow States to formulate their own vaccination strategies depending on local conditions
Minister assured that people need not to panic about vaccine since it was being administered after testing its safety and efficacy.
Transport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar along with MP Nama Nageswar Rao has formally launched the vaccination programme at the District Hospital.
The programme will first administer the BioNTech Pfizer vaccine, which will begin arriving in the country on December 26, reports Xinhua news agency.
China has five coronavirus vaccines in the final stages of development -- but none has received official approval from authorities and the results of late-stage trials have yet to be published.
People aged over 65 as well as those with chronic ailments or at a high risk of infection will receive the vaccine in the first stage, and those aged over 50 in the second.
Union Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan had said that 30 crore people have been listed in prioritised population groups, which involves one crore healthcare workers, two crore personnel from the police department
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