Queues get longer at health centres even as health officials try to allay public concerns
The government is looking to ensure that at least 2 crore Covaxin doses per month are available by May-June and 6-7 crore doses of Covaxin are produced per month by July-August
They have also said that "no causal link has been established" yet between vaccination and the complications suffered thereafter by a person through any clinical or epidemiological studies.
Health officials said Odisha required more doses of Covishield as the vaccine has been approved for the entire state while Covaxin has been allowed for Bhubaneswar only.
Uncertainty is looming large over the future of mega Covid vaccination camps in the district as vaccine doses are in short supply.
Vaccines will at least reduce infection severity, Siddha & Ayurveda meds are all secondary, says actor Vivek who took the jab on Thursday
“A total of 5000 workers are employed in 240 industrial units in the estate. Of this, 1350 workers who are above the age of 45 years have registered to for vaccination.
The central government has given the permission for one year for the purpose of production of vaccines.
Like the Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca vaccines, Russia's Sputnik V jab uses adapted strains of the adenovirus that causes the common cold.
He said that India and South Africa along with 57 other WTO members have co-sponsored a proposal for temporary and limited-scope waiver from certain provisions of the TRIPS.
The certificates are still being developed, and how and whether they'll be used could vary widely around the world.
AAEU General Secretary Balraj Singh Ahlawat has appealed to his employees several times to come forward and get vaccinated.
The move by India, South Africa and several other countries has been supported by more than 60 top American lawmakers, most of whom are progressives.
The company will start an exclusive COVID-19 vaccination drive for its employees and dependent family members from April 15 in the national capital.
South Africa has more than 1.5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, including at least 53,000 deaths, representing more than 30% of all the confirmed cases in Africa's 54 countries.