Two doses of same COVID vaccine will be required: govt

New Delhi, (the states. news) The government on Monday said that a person must get two doses of the same vaccine to complete the vaccination against Covid 19( #Corona_virus .

It said two doses of different vaccine will not prove effective against Coronavirus.

The two vaccines which have been approved by the DCGI on Sunday for emergency use are COVISHIELD and COVAXIN.

It further said that after the first dose, the second dose must be taken after 28 days, and two weeks after taking the second dose, the sufficient amount of anti-bodies start developing in the person’s body.

After taking the corona virus vaccine, every person will have to rest for at least half an hour at the vaccination center so that they can be treated in time if they feel any problem after taking the vaccine, the government added.

If the person feels any kind of discomfort after taking the Corona vaccine, then he / she must report it to the nearest health authorities, ANM or ASHA worker, the health ministry said.

The central government has instructed all states and union territories to make full preparations to deal with the side effects of the corona vaccine.

The government has also informed that carrying a photo id proof is mandatory for a person to get the vaccination done at the designated place, and, in case a person fails to do that then the vaccination will not be done.

The Union Health and Family Ministry has said that it is mandatory for any person to carry a photo identity card, not only for registration but also at the time of vaccination.

Apart from this, registration is also mandatory for every person who wants to get the vaccination done. It will be only after registration process, the person will be given information about the place and time prescribed for vaccination.

Aadhaar card, driving license, Voter ID card, PAN card, passport, job card or pension documents are valid for the purpose and apart from these, health insurance smart card, MNREGA card issued under the scheme of Ministry of Labor, official identification issued by MP, MLA or Legislative Councilor Identity card, bank or Passbook issued by Post Office, Service ID Card issued by Central or State Government or Public Limited Company are valid documents.

All these documents will be valid only if they have a photo of the person concerned, the government added. (uni) (media saheb.com)