Central Government is maintaining close collaboration with States and Union Territories for the launch of the world’s largest Covid-19 vaccination

Central Government is maintaining close collaboration with States and Union Territories for the launch of the world’s largest Covid-19 vaccination

Union Health Ministry has said that the Central Government is maintaining close collaboration with States and Union Territories for the launch of the world’s largest Covid-19 vaccination drive and all
preparations are on track for the vaccine roll-out from 16th of this month. Addressing the media in New Delhi yesterday, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that States are expected that all logistics should be ready for vaccination roll-out and exercise continuous oversight and personal involvement on the entire process at the highest level. Bhushan said that two COVID19 vaccinesCovishield and Covaxin have received Emergency Use Authorization and both have established their safety and immunogenicity through a well prescribed regulatory process. He said, there are four other COVID-19 vaccines which will be manufactured in India and will be available soon. The Health Secretary also informed that till yesterday 54 lakh 72 thousand doses of vaccines are received at the vaccine stores and 100 per cent doses will be received by tomorrow in all States and Union Territories.

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