In view of the rising cases of the Wuhan Virus, also known as the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Telangana Government started administering the booster doses.
On the 19th of April, Wednesday, the Telangana Health Ministry started administering the vaccine doses as a precautionary measure, to combat the spread of the virus. Notably, India is witnessing a hike in the Coronavirus cases, taking the active cases tally from initial 10,000 to over 60,000 at present.
The K. Chandrashekar Rao led Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) Government has arranged 5 lakh doses of Corbevax, manufactured by Hyderabad-based Biological E. pharma company.
The State Government has made all arrangements to administer the vaccines to all the eligible citizens at government Covid vaccine centers like primary health centers and urban primary health centers, across the State.
Dr. G. Srinivas Rao, the Director of Public Health of Telangana, urged people to use the opportunity and get the booster doses. The administration of Corbevax as a booster dose started after the Drug Controller General of India approved the Hyderabad pharma company manufactured vaccine as a booster dose.
Citizens who has taken COVAXIN or Covishield as the two doses, are eligible to take the booster dose.
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