The COVID-19 vaccine campaign in India formally started on Saturday and is being touted because the world’s largest coronavirus vaccination marketing campaign. According to media studies, vaccine photographs will probably be given to 300 million folks which is about the identical variety of folks residing within the United States of America at the moment.
As of now, over 17,000 folks have been vaccinated towards the coronavirus within the first part of India’s vaccination marketing campaign. On January 17, round 17.072 folks have been inoculated towards the virus. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has stated that the full variety of folks in India who’ve acquired the vaccine is 2,24,301.
The information of the India COVID-19 vaccine drive was extremely praised by Bollywood celebrities with actor Amitabh Bachchan evaluating it to the polio vaccination drive.
“It was a proud moment when we made India polio free; it shall be just as proud a moment when we make India COVID-19 free #LargestVaccineDrive @MoHFW_India @UNICEFIndia #largestVaccinationdrive JAI HIND,” Bachchan tweeted.
“Bravo India! Congratulations to Indian authorities, medical & health teams for starting off the massive Covid vaccination drive. Forever grateful to our frontline heroes who have been risking their lives this past year to save others,” wrote Priyanka Chopra quote-tweeting a tweet by UNICEF India.
Reacting to a video of AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria getting the shot within the first part of the India COVID-19 vaccine drive, actress Kangana Ranaut responded: “Wonderful!! Can’t wait.”
“Thank you very much to the scientists and doctors of India. Thank you to India. Thank you to the Government of India and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Anything can happen. Jai Hind,” wrote Anupam Kher.
Actor Amitabh Bachchan was efficiently handled for the novel coronavirus and has revealed how he hung out within the hospital.
Sharing his routine, he wrote in Hindi, “Yahan kuch logon ke sath unke vicharon pe uttar diye, kuch swayam soch vichaar kiya, kuch purane cricket match dekhe, kuch samay vishraam kiya, ek documentary dekhi, naam na bataoonga, dawaayon ka sevan kiya, mobile mein kitne gunn chhupe hain, unka gyan prapt kiya, pranaam kiya (I replied to people here (on Twitter) reverting to their thoughts, did some thinking myself. I watched few old cricket matches, I rested for some time. I watched a documentary but I won’t reveal its name. I had some medicines and then spent some time knowing more about the mobile phone and finally, I did a pranaam (Indian salutation) too).”