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Covid Shots would now be enabled at work places

Amid the huge demand of covid19 vaccination the government has decided to enable access to all the citizens above the age of 45.

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Amidst an explosive surge in the number of covid 19 cases in the country the centre has decided to hold covid vaccination to around 100 willing beneficiaries. The centre would launch the programme on April 11, while the states and union territories have been advised to make the necessary arrangements.

The centre said that amid huge demand to allow access to all adults, the vaccine would be made available to people above the age of 45.

“On similar lines, in order to increase the access of vaccines to these populations, COVID19 vaccination sessions may be organised at work part places which are having about 100 eligible and willing beneficiaries by tagging these workplaces with an existing COVID vaccination centre.” The letter added.

Over the previous week, more than one state has decided to keep vaccine centres open for 24 hours.

There were complaints coming from various states foremost from Maharashtra about shortage in Covid vaccine , due to which the decision was taken. Union health minister Harsh Vardhan added that there is no shortage of vaccination in the country. States have been shown presentations that their stocks will be replenished repeatedly… the government is doing what it can to ramp up production of vaccines, both Covaxin and Covishield,” the minister said.

“We are following practices on vaccines suggested by the World Health Organisation, under which the vulnerable sections will be vaccinated first” Harsh Vardhan added while being questioned about the vaccination for adults.

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