COVID19 Vaccination in India: Emergency use of two COVID 19 vaccines has been approved in India. One of these is Bharat Biotech’s Kovaxin and the other is Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Kovishield. After getting this approval, COVID 19 vaccination will start in a big way soon in the country. In December, the Health Ministry released a list of some questions and answers to questions arising in the minds of people about this vaccination. In this, 21 questions and their answers were prepared to keep the general public in mind. Let’s know the answers to some important questions…
Is it mandatory to take the COVID 19 vaccine?
Vaccination for COVID 19 is voluntary. But to protect yourself from the epidemic, it is advisable to get COVID 19 vaccine and complete its schedule. By doing this, you will be able to contribute to prevent the epidemic from spreading to your close ones like family members, friends, relatives, colleagues etc.
Should a person who is still COVID 19 (Confirm or Suspect) get vaccinated?
People who are infected with COVID 19 or suspected to be infected may increase the risk of the outbreak of the epidemic at the place of vaccination. For this reason, people infected should avoid taking the vaccine for 14 days after the symptoms are gone.
Is it necessary for a person who recovered from COVID to have the vaccine as well?
Yes, it is advised that those who have been recovered from COVID infected should also follow the full schedule of vaccination. This will help in developing a strong immune response against the epidemic.
How will registration and what documents are required for COVID19 vaccination
How to choose one or more of the many available vaccines?
It will be ensured that the entire schedule of vaccination is met with only one type of COVID 19 vaccine as different vaccines cannot be given in the same schedule. That is, different vaccines are not interchangeable.
The safety and effectiveness data of their clinical trials have been verified by the country’s drug regulator before licensing vaccine candidates. Therefore, the COVID 19 vaccines have been approved, they are safe and effective.
Will the vaccine introduced in India be as effective as the vaccine introduced in other countries?
Yes, The COVID 19 vaccine introduced in India will be as effective as any vaccine developed by other countries. Trials of various stages have been carried out to ensure the vaccine is safe and effective.
Will the beneficiaries who have been vaccinated be informed about their status after completion of vaccination?
Yes, After receiving the fixed dose of COVID 19 vaccine, the beneficiary will receive an SMS on the registered mobile number. After getting all the doses, they will be sent to the QR Code based certificate registered mobile number.
What are the possible side effects of the Covid 19 vaccine?
After applying the COVID 19 vaccine, some people may experience some side effects such as mild fever, pain at the injection site, and allergies, which are common and remain with each vaccine. States have been asked to make arrangements to deal with any side effects related to the COVID 19 vaccine. It is also one of the measures for safe vaccine delivery to citizens.
Let us know that after the approval of emergency use of two COVID vaccines in the country on Sunday, DCGI VG Somani had also said that we will never approve anything that has even slight concern about its safety. Both vaccines are 110 percent safe. There are some side effects such as mild fever, pain, and allergies, which are common and accompany every vaccine.