Medical experts have welcomed the government’s decision to approve two Corona virus vaccines for emergency use in the country.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr Randeep Singh Guleria has lauded the work done by Indian laboratories in making indigenous vaccines. He said, the research has been done in the country and it’s truly an Indian vaccine. Dr Guleria said, these vaccines are cost-effective and easy to administer as they can be stored at temperatures between 2 to 8 degrees Celsius.
Lieutenant General Ved Chaturvedi of Sir Gangaram Hospital, Delhi has said that the Corona vaccines approved by government are fully safe.
Dr. Naresh Trehan of Medanta Medicity has said that the vaccine will be fully effective after its two dosages.
World Health Organisation has welcomed India’s decision to allow the use of two COVID-19 vaccines. Its Regional Director Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh said, WHO welcomes the first emergency use authorization given to COVID-19 vaccine in the WHO South-East Asia Region. It will help intensify and strengthen the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the Region.
Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has given its approval for restricted use of two Covid-19 vaccines – Serum Institute of India’s, Covishield and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin in emergency situation. The announcement for granting permission to these two vaccines was made by the Drug Controller General of India VG Somani during a press conference yesterday.