Written by Jitendra Kumar Sinha,
English Translation by Kumari Swati .
Patna; The Corona Vaccine Dry Run has started from January 02 (Saturday) across the country. According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, a dry run for corona vaccine is being carried out in 259 places in a total of 116 districts of all states / UTs. Dry runs were conducted at Phulwarisharif Primary Health Center, Shastri Nagar Urban Health Center and Danapur Sub-Divisional Hospital in Patna District. Apart from Patna, a dry run of vaccination was conducted at selected health centers in Bettiah and Jamui districts. Venkateswara Hospital in Dwarka in South West district has been selected for the dry run in Delhi. While Daryaganj dispensary has been selected in the Central District. At the same time, a dry run is being done in Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital (GTB Hospital) of Dilshad Garden in Shahadra district. Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain will attend the Corona Vaccine Dry Run organized by the Union Ministry of Health at the Maternity and Child Welfare (MCW) Center at Daryaganj. The process of dry run has been started at the Government Hospital at Perukada in Stiruvananthapuram in Kerala. 4 districts of Kerala have been selected for the dry run. Preparations have been made for the dry run of the corona virus at King George Medical University (KGMU) in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. ‘Preparations are being made to give vaccine to 50 people here.’ A dry run of corona vaccination is going on at the Primary Health Center under Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, Kolkata, in West Bengal. A dry run of corona vaccination continues at the Primary Health Center at Kamaksipalaya in Bangalore. More than 1,65,000 health workers have been identified here. This dry run will help us plan the vaccination process. The Corona Vaccine Dry Run is going on at Pune’s District Hospital in Maharashtra. On the Corona vaccine, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has appealed to the people not to ignore the rumors. Ensuring the safety and efficacy of the vaccine is our priority. Various types of rumors were spread during polio vaccination, but people got vaccinated and India is now polio free. Speaking to the media, he said that the country has experience of vaccination and this vaccine is for the safety of the public, do not make any misconceptions about it. There will be no charge for the dry run. Actually a free dry run is underway to overcome the corona epidemic. He said that before this a dry run was organized in four states Gujarat, Assam, Punjab and Andhra Pradesh to take stock of vaccination preparations.