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Desi Covaxin Gets a Booster Injection with the Backing of Prime Minister Modi | India News


HYDERABAD: Desi Covid-19 Covaxin vaccine, which has been plagued with hesitation after receiving EUA approval even as Phase III efficacy trials were underway, and Atmanirbhar Bharat received a major booster injection after the first Minister Narendra Modi took the first dose of the vaccine. indigenous vaccine on Monday morning.
Bharat Biotech, which has developed the whole virion, the inactivated virus vaccine from scratch in India together with the National Institute for Medical Research on Virology of the Indian Council of Pune, said that the personal example set by the prime minister will help reduce hesitation. of the vaccine and will give a great boost to the immunization campaign against the pandemic.
“This has set a powerful example for all Indians to follow, which will go a long way to reducing doubts about vaccines and building confidence in immunization against the ongoing pandemic. We express our sincere appreciation to the Honorable Prime Minister for placing his trust in the indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine, COVAXIN. We urge all fellow citizens not to hesitate to participate in the Covid-19 immunization program so that the country can end this public health crisis, ”said Bharat Biotech President and Managing Director Dr. Krishna Ella, it’s a statement.
Earlier in the day, Bharat Biotech also tweeted his thanks for the PM taking the desi vaccine. Inspired and honored by the Honorable PM’s remarkable commitment to building an Atmanirbhar Bharat. Yes, we will all fight COVID-19 together and be victorious, ”the company tweeted.
In addition to the prime minister, Odisha Prime Minister Naveen Patnaik also took the first dose of Covaxin on Monday. Tweeting about this, Bharat Biotech Joint Manager Suchitra Ella said: “Namaskar Hon CM from Orissa Sri Naveen Patnaik ji, setting the example of getting vaccinated today. The Covaxin and Bharat Biotech team are grateful and honored for the gesture … ”

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