one billion COVID-19 vaccination

Guwahati, October 21: India touched the one billion Covid-19 vaccination milestone on Thursday. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday appealed to all those who are eligible to get inoculated without delay and contribute to the historic vaccination journey of India.

To mark the one billion milestones of the COVID-19 vaccination exercise, a series of events have been lined up. Mandaviya will launch a song by singer Kailash Kher and an audio-visual film at the Red Fort.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma shares the news won tweet and wrote “As we hit the historic #VaccineCentury, let’s salute the commitment of our frontline workers in battling #COVID19 under the dynamic leadership of Adarniya PM Shri @narendramodi ji & Health Minister Shri @mansukhmandviya ji.”

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Congratulating India on achieving the milestone, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, regional director of WHO South-East Asia, said, “This extraordinary feat in a short span was not possible without strong political leadership, intersectoral convergence, dedicated efforts of the entire health and frontline workforce, and the people themselves.”