Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao declared that the government of the state was completely prepared to provide citizens with a scientifically approved vaccine.
But before the vaccine was administered, he emphasized the need to assess if the vaccine had any side effects.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a Tuesday video conference with all of the country’s Chief Ministers and Lieutenant Governors. He addressed the procedures for the delivery and administration of the vaccine to individuals to be practiced.
The Chief Minister, speaking from Pragathi Bhavan on the occasion, said people were eagerly waiting for the vaccine. He said the government of Telangana State was prepared to distribute and administer the vaccine on a priority basis to individuals.
An Action Plan was prepared by the authorities accordingly. He cautioned, however, that whether the vaccine has any side effects has to be taken into account, in particular by taking into account the country’s various weather and climate conditions.
Even the coronavirus did not affect the nation uniformly. In different countries, the vaccine can also have different side effects.
Therefore, let the Centre send a batch of vaccine doses to the States initially, which can be given to some individuals. After the administration of vaccines to these persons, let us evaluate the situation and then administer it to the rest,’ said the Chief Minister.
Coronavirus did not have a standardized effect on the nation either. In different countries, the vaccine can also have different side effects. Therefore, let the Center initially send a batch of vaccine doses to the States, which can be given to some individuals.
After the administration of vaccines to these people, let us evaluate the situation and then administer it to the rest,’ said the Chief Minister.
The COVID-19 soldiers and frontline personnel, such as medical professionals, police and other departments, as well as people over 60 years of age and those suffering from acute diseases, should be given the vaccine first.’ A priority list should be prepared in this respect,’ he said.
Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, Principal Secretary of the CMO S Narsing Rao, Principal Secretary of Medical and Health Murtuza Rizvi, Director of Medical and Health Srinivas Rao, Director of Medical Education Ramesh Reddy, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Health Sciences Kaloji Narayana Rao B Karunakar Reddy, Member of the Gangadhar COVID Expert Committee, and others were present. (INN)