in India Corona virus Once the vaccine is available, the first dose will be given to one crore health workers.
The identification work of these health workers has been completed and they will start dosing as soon as the vaccine becomes available early next year.
Prime Minister Modi This information was revealed before the meeting with the Chief Ministers of. Vaccine distribution will be discussed in this meeting.
Let us know about this in detail.
The work of preparing the database of health workers is in the final stage
Indian Express According to a source involved in the expert group set up for vaccine management, the work of preparing the database of the health workers taking the dose is in the final stage.
The source said that 92 percent of government hospitals and about 56 percent of private hospitals have submitted data of health workers. Database preparation work has reached the final stage. The number of all health workers posted on the advance front will be around one crore.
India will get 40-50 crore doses by July
It is expected that by July next year, the central government will get 40-50 crore doses of vaccine, which will be sufficient to protect 20-25 crore people from corona virus infection.
While stating the order of distribution, the Union Health Minister had said last month that vaccines will be given to the health workers posted on the advance front. These people are at highest risk of getting infected during work.
States sent category wise list
Sources said that the state governments have sent a list of health workers under different categories to the Center. These include allopathic doctors, AYUSH doctors, nurses posted in hospitals, ASHA workers and ANM etc.
Sources say that no priority has been set in giving vaccine supplements to health workers. All will be vaccinated together.
The vaccination campaign will also include students and teachers of medicine and nursing.
Prime Minister Modi is being informed about preparations
Prime Minister Modi is also keeping an eye on preparations for vaccine distribution. They have been informed about these preparations for the last one week. Apart from this, trials are also being conducted for vaccination.
Five potential vaccines are in trial phase in India
There are currently five potential vaccine trials in India in the final stages.
The enrollment process for the Phase III trial of the potential vaccine for Oxford-AstraZeneca has been completed. Bharat Biotech has started the third phase. Zydus Cadila has completed the second phase.
Apart from these, 2-3 phase trials of Sputnik-V of Russia have started and Biological E is doing 1-2 phase trials.
What is the status of epidemic in India?
The number of corona infections is steadily increasing in the country as the vaccine continues to grow.
37,975 of the previous day Corona in India New cases Came out and 480 patients died due to this.
With this, the total number of infected people in the country has increased to 91,77,840. Of these, 1,34,218 people have died, 4,38,667 are active cases and 86,04,955 people have recovered after defeating the epidemic.