India begins 2021 with COVID 19 vaccination programme Nod for Covishield, Covaxin
DCGI has finally announced two vaccines Covishield, Covaxin stating that they may be used for vaccination programs meant for Covid-19. Very soon, the vaccination process will begin all across India. The center has assured people to protect the people with the said vaccines. The central government has been planning for the vaccination drive starting January 7th. Serum Institute has already made ready with 7.5 cores of covishield vaccine doses. On the other hand, the dry runs conducted in various parts of the country have turned successful. COVID-19 Vaccine Intelligence Network (COVIN) software has been made ready. So far, 75 lakhs of people have registered their names. Over 96,000 people were given training for the vaccination program. According to the reports, one crore health worker would be given the vaccination in two months, followed by two crores of the front line workers and people over 50 years. There are eight steps to be followed in the entire vaccination program.