January 19, 2022

Preparation in Delhi Is Going On Indian Vaccine Not American – Preparation in Delhi, Pfizer asks permission, but not cold storage


Parikshit Nirbhay, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Updated Wed, 09 Dec 2020 02:02 AM IST

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Expectations of the corona virus vaccine are increasing. Vaccination preparations are going on quite fast in the country’s capital. The government’s effort is to develop suitable infrastructure for vaccine storage. Officials say that vaccines of three companies, including American pharmaceutical company Pfizer, may come in the next few weeks. Pfizer requires very low temperatures and this capability is not available. In such a situation, the government has started preparations in view of the requirements of the vaccine of the other two Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute.

In fact, in Delhi 20 to 25 percent of the population is required to be vaccinated. There are only two to three lakh health workers in the list of about 50 lakh people. Apart from these, front line workers and people above 50 years of age have also been included in the list. Mohalla clinics of Delhi, polyclinics, dispensaries and even hospitals have given information about use in vaccination.

A top official of the health department says that we have adequate arrangements for vaccination as the experience of vaccination of Mission Indradhanush, Polio etc. is going to be very useful in Kovid-19. He also stated that not all employees would be employed in the corona vaccination. 30 to 40 percent of ANM employees will also be hired for other vaccinations. He also said that the vaccine of Pfizer company has to be kept at temperatures up to -70 degrees, which is not possible for any state of the country.

Vaccine control room became in 11 districts
According to information received from the Ministry of Health, control rooms have been established in all the 11 districts of Delhi for vaccination of corona virus. Apart from these, a task force has also been formed under every District Magistrate. Apart from this, training is also being given to ANM employees in the next two weeks in which the use of the Kovin app will be told through the tablet and the entire data will be uploaded from the field itself.

Separate control room in rural Delhi too
The government also has a special plan for the rural areas adjoining outer Delhi. Authorities have formulated a separate policy regarding the vaccination program in villages around outer Delhi. Control room has been established in rural areas. Committees have been deployed here under the supervision of SDM, whose meeting will start from next week.

Indigenous vaccine most likely
An official of the Delhi Health Department associated with national activities regarding the vaccine has even said that the expectation from the indigenous vaccine is highest in the coming days. This biotech of India biotech can be safe at two to eight degree temperature. We already have this arrangement. In addition, this vaccine starts showing more than half the effect in two doses. It is also worth noting that till now there are no major side effects of this vaccine. In such a situation, there is every possibility that the green signal from the central government is going to be given to Bharat Biotech first.

Expectations of the corona virus vaccine are increasing. Vaccination preparations are going on quite fast in the country’s capital. The government’s effort is to develop suitable infrastructure for vaccine storage. Officials say that vaccines of three companies, including American pharmaceutical company Pfizer, may come in the next few weeks. Pfizer requires very low temperatures and this capability is not available. In such a situation, the government has started preparations in view of the requirements of the vaccine of the other two Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute.

In fact, in Delhi 20 to 25 percent of the population is required to be vaccinated. There are only two to three lakh health workers in the list of about 50 lakh people. Apart from these, front line workers and people above 50 years of age have also been included in the list. Mohalla clinics of Delhi, polyclinics, dispensaries and even hospitals have given information about use in vaccination.

A top official of the Health Department says that we have adequate arrangements for vaccination as the experience of vaccination of Mission Indradhanush, Polio etc. is going to be very useful in Kovid-19. He also stated that not all employees would be employed in the corona vaccination. 30 to 40 percent of ANM employees will also be hired for other vaccinations. He also said that the vaccine of Pfizer company has to be kept at temperatures up to -70 degrees, which is not possible for any state of the country.

Vaccine control room became in 11 districts

According to information received from the Ministry of Health, control rooms have been established in all the 11 districts of Delhi for vaccination of corona virus. Apart from these, a task force has also been formed under every District Magistrate. Apart from this, training is also being given to ANM employees in the next two weeks in which the use of the Kovin app will be told through the tablet and the entire data will be uploaded from the field itself.

Separate control room in rural Delhi too
The government also has a special plan for the rural areas adjoining outer Delhi. Authorities have formulated a separate policy regarding the vaccination program in villages around outer Delhi. Control room has been established in rural areas. Committees have been deployed here under the supervision of SDM, whose meeting will start from next week.

Indigenous vaccine most likely
An official of the Delhi Health Department associated with national activities regarding the vaccine has even said that the expectation from the indigenous vaccine is highest in the coming days. This biotech of India biotech can be safe at two to eight degree temperature. We already have this arrangement. In addition, this vaccine starts showing more than half the effect in two doses. It is also worth noting that till now there are no major side effects of this vaccine. In such a situation, there is every possibility that the green signal from the central government is going to be given to Bharat Biotech first.


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