Ellen DeGeneres is back at work after testing positive for Covid-19 in December. The daytime talk show host took several weeks off to recover from the illness. In a preview for Wednesday's episode of DeGeneres spoke about when she first learned she had contracted Covid-19. "Obviously there's a lot of...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched India's COVID-19 vaccination drive and asserted that the made-in-India vaccines being rolled out will ensure a "decisive victory" for the country over the coronavirus pandemic. PM recalled India’s early steps to tackle the pandemic. PM Modi talked about how India implemented Janta curfew to control the virus spread and imposed a lockdown amid Covid-19 pandemic. This will be the world's largest vaccination programme covering the entire length and breadth of the country. According to the government, the shots will be offered first to an estimated one crore healthcare workers, and around two crore frontline workers, and then to persons above 50 years of age, followed by persons younger than 50 years of age with associated comorbidities. Watch the full video for more details.
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After Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched nation-wide vaccination drive against COVID-19 on January 16 via video conferencing. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said the vaccine will work as 'sanjeevani' in the fight against COVID-19. He said, "I am very happy and satisfied today. We have been fighting against COVID-19 in PM's leadership for the last one year. This vaccine will work as 'sanjeevani' in the fight against COVID-19, which has entered the final stage." Vardhan also showed a dose of COVAXIN developed by Bharat Biotech at AIIMS, Delhi as the first phase of vaccination begins across the country.
India's first coronavirus vaccine shot was administered to Manish Kumar, a sanitation worker, at AIIMS in Delhi on January 16. While speaking to ANI, Kumar said, "The experienced was really good and I am feeling happy. People should not hesitate to vaccinate themselves." Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched nation-wide vaccination drive against COVID-19 today via video-conferencing.
The mega COVID-19 vaccination drive began in India on January 16. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the drive and around 100 healthcare workers will get vaccinated at each session site on the inaugural day. Manish Kumar, a sanitation worker, became the first person to receive COVID-19 vaccine jab at AIIMS. In the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive, healthcare workers will receive the vaccine. The beneficiaries reached to their respective health centres. Two COVID vaccines have been approved in India- Pune-based SII's 'Covishield' and Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's 'Covaxin'.
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