Governor wants more people to participate in vaccination drive

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Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan is receiving calls through phone-in - File Photo
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Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday called for increased participation of people in the promotion of vaccination drive in the country.

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The Governor, on the occasion of National Vaccination Day-2021 today, released video messages with an aim to create better awareness about the importance of vaccination to prevent deadly diseases.

“Vaccines are vital for the family and public health as they are the effective tools to prevent so many deadly viral and other diseases. Millions of lives are being saved every year thanks to the vaccination for many diseases,” she added.

Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan cautioned that though our focus is now on the Covid-19 vaccination through the world’s biggest vaccination drive, we should not neglect the regular vaccination programme for the children.

Stating that public participation was vital for the effective implementation of vaccination programme, she said that better awareness would motivate people to understand the necessity of the vaccines.

The Governor lauded the role of scientists and pharmaceutical professionals in making India, especially Hyderabad, the Vaccine Capital of the World.

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