Indian Covid-vaccine is completely safe and effective, says Union Health Minister Dr. Harshvardhan

On Thursday, Union Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harshvardhan replied to the questions on the effectiveness of the Indian Covid vaccines. He said that the vaccine is completely safe and effective and said that govt. does not want people to suffer any disadvantage.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 21, 2021 12:53 IST
Indian Covid-vaccine is completely safe and effective, says Union Health Minister Dr. Harshvardhan
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Speaking on the effectiveness of the Indian Covid vaccine Union Health and Welfare Minister Dr. Harshvardhan on Thursday said that the vaccine is completely safe and effective.

Addressing the media personnel in New Delhi, Union Health Minister said that the government does not want people who are hesitant to take vaccines to suffer any disadvantage. Everyone should get equal protection just like our doctors, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said.

Attacking the opposition who is raising questions over the effectiveness of the vaccine and calling Prime Minister Modi to take a dose to verify the effectiveness, Dr.Harshvardhan said, "The vaccination will be the last nail in the coffin of COVID19. It is unfortunate that some people are spreading misinformation about vaccination for political reasons. This has developed vaccine hesitancy in a small group of people".

The message is clear that vaccine is completely safe and effective. The said adverse events or side effects surfacing are common & it can be seen after any vaccination, he adds.

 

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