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
Amid concerns of a nationwide vaccine shortage, officials of the health department here said on Tuesday that Tamil Nadu has enough stock for the next seven days.
The DMHOs of all the 13 districts have been asked to make elaborate arrangements for Tika Utsav on Wednesday.
At a time when the daily jabs have increased to around 2 lakh doses since election day on April 6, the state is left with just a little above 9 lakh doses.
Shaking their crystal legs, it is the vaccine twins who are now stepping to the tune of Ra Ra Rasputin on social media.
Its rapid rollout puts Bhutan far ahead of other leading nations in reaching the 60-percent mark, including the Seychelles, Israel and the United Arab Emirates.
The Centre had provided 3.5 lakh doses on Tuesday a day after the Health and Family Welfare department sought 15 lakh doses.
Fourteen lakh doses are available now which would last three days. We need 40 lakh vaccine doses every week, said Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope.
Additional Chief Secretary PK Mohapatra highlighted that Odisha has been saving vaccines as the wastage rate has been minus 0.5 per cent which is amongst the lowest in the country.
However, there is very little research on whether an individual can be given one dose each of two different vaccines where a two-dose regimen is involved.
The DC had taken the Covishield vaccine on February 9th followed by a second dose on March 8th.
714 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, the highest since October 21 when 717 fatalities were reported.
Doctors across the globe however state that even if the vaccine may not prevent infection, the immune response it starts off in the body helps prevent a severe Covid infection.
The vaccination process is being taken care of by the Indian Army as the national camp is underway at the Army Sports Institute in Pune.