Vardhan was speaking after virtually inaugurating six new outreach service centres for communication disorders by the All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH), Mysuru on World Hearing Day.
Harsh Vardhan and his wife took the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at the Delhi Heart and Lung Institute on Tuesday.
The Union Health Minister said that every death has been scientifically investigated and high powered experts committee evaluate it, no case has come yet that death is vaccine-induced.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi took the first dose of Covaxin, a coronavirus vaccine developed in India by biotechnology firm Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research.
The minister, who is a Lok Sabha MP from Chandni Chowk, said many people, including traders, have contacted him for reconstruction of the temple on the central verge of main Chandni Chowk.
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The Health Minister took the occasion to remind the audience that India is becoming the first country in the world to identify the need for action for NAFLD.
He further said that no severe adverse event post-immunisation have been recorded in the country and those reported are also 0.0004 per cent.
He said that developments last year, in terms of the 'very large number' of troops amassed on the border area did create a situation that impacted the 'larger relationship'.
Dr Harsh Vardhan said since Odisha has a vast coastline having a diverse marine ecosystem, the proposal for a CoE at Bhubaneswar seems feasible and timely.
Shringla noted that the tour during the Covid times is an indication of the importance that India attaches to relations with Russia.
Shringla, who arrived in Moscow on his first foreign visit this year, called on Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and conveyed greetings of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.
The Union Petroleum Minister requested the personal intervention of the Science and Technology Minister to facilitate setting up the CoE at the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar.
Addressing the media, Vardhan said that in the next 2-3 weeks, vaccinations against COVID-19 will be started for people above 50 years of age.
It said this year's first visit abroad by the foreign secretary to Moscow signifies the importance India attaches to its close and friendly relations with Russia.