Corona vaccine has been started in entire India from 16 January Saturday.
According to the central government’s plan, the vaccine is being given to the health workers first.
Vaccination of doctors, nurses and other health workers of the frontline is going on in different parts of the country.
The first cleaner, Manish Kumar, was given the Kovid-19 vaccine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
Vaccination began by applying vaccine to cleaning worker Tulsi Tandi amidst opposition from Health Minister TS Singhdeo, BBC’s associate journalist Alok Prakash Putul present in Chhattisgarh.
BBC’s Dilip Kumar Sharma from Assam told that at Jorhat Medical College, Dr. Deepak Sharma first took the Kovid-19 vaccine.
After getting the vaccine, Dr. Deepak Sharma said, “It was a moment of pride and happiness for me because I am the first person to take the Corona vaccine here.” No one should be afraid to take this vaccine. I am not feeling any kind of trouble at the moment and we all should take this vaccine without any fear. ”
Covid vaccination has been started in many medical colleges and district government hospitals in Assam.
According to Shurah Niazi, the BBC’s associate journalist from Madhya Pradesh, the corona vaccine was first introduced to health employee Sanjay Yadav in the capital Bhopal.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan was also present on the occasion.
The vaccination was started at Hamidia Hospital in Bhopal, where special preparations were made for it separately.
Ravi Prakash of the BBC from Jharkhand said that the first vaccine of Kovid-19 in the state was applied to Maryam Doll, a tribal cleaning employee of Sadar Hospital.
In this, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said that the Prime Minister and the states should be vaccinated first.
He said, “Those who are in responsible positions should get vaccinated first. Because, the things that apply to our health workers also apply to us. So first people like us should come forward. Then only vaccinations of people Will believe it. “
Hemant Soren said, “Vaccination should be done and vaccine should be given to everyone. We advocate it. But, I think it has been made a very big event management.”
Situ Tiwari, associate journalist of BBC from Bihar, told that vaccination started in the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the Anotomy Department in the capital Patna. The vaccination started with the vaccine being given to the cleaner Rambabu.
Majid Jahangir, an associate journalist of the BBC present in Srinagar, told that security personnel at the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Pervez Ahmed Sheikh, were the first to be vaccinated.
The total number of cases of corona virus infection in India has exceeded one crore and it is third in the list of countries most affected by the epidemic, after America and Brazil.
This vaccination against Kovid-19 in India is the world’s largest vaccination program.
The Health Ministry has said that the corona vaccine will be given first to health workers, then to the frontline workers and then to the elderly and people suffering from other serious diseases.
The Government of India has brought an app named Co-Win for the vaccine program, where people who want to get vaccinated can register.
People in the country are being made aware of the vaccine, although the government will not pressurize anyone to get vaccinated.
Earlier, the Health Ministry had issued a list and tried to solve the doubts related to the vaccine. The questions on this list were as follows:
How many days does the vaccine effect?
In response to this, the Ministry has stated that the body usually needs two doses of vaccine to develop antibodies to corona.
Will the vaccine be safe?
The Health Ministry says that keeping in mind that the vaccine is safe for all people, India’s Drug Controller Association will approve the vaccine only if it meets the standards of safety and effectiveness.
Can cancer, diabetes, and hypertension patients take the vaccine?
The Ministry has answered this question in ‘Yes’.
Will everyone get the vaccine together?
This will depend on the availability of the vaccine. Priority will be given to health workers, people working on the frontline, elderly and people suffering from other diseases for the vaccine.
What precautions should be taken after taking the vaccine?
The ministry has said in its suggestion that people should rest at least half an hour at the health center after being vaccinated.
The ministry said, “If you feel any problem after getting vaccinated, then you should contact the nearest health authorities, doctors, ANM or ASHA workers.”
No need to wear masks after getting vaccinated?
Even after the vaccine, precautions such as wearing a mask, following the rules of physical distancing, and washing hands have to be taken care of.