On World Health Day, Sanjeevani campaign for spreading awareness on COVID-19 vaccination launched
On the occasion of World Health Day, Network18 and Federal Bank launched 'Sanjeevani-A Shot of Life' " an initiative to create awareness and initiate conversations on COVID-19 vaccination, bust myths and bring about changes on the ground. Image Credits: News18
The campaign was launched on Wednesday at an event attended by actor Sonu Sood and BSF DG Rakesh Asthana at the Attari border in Punjab, amid the salutation ceremony by the jawans in the background. Image Credits: News18
As part of the launch, Sood visited the Apollo hospital and received a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine. "You have to remember one thing, you have to be with the doctors till 30 minutes after taking the vaccine," he said receiving the jab. Image Credits: News18
Sputnik V, the Russia-made coronavirus vaccine, will be manufactured in India by five pharmaceutical firms. It is estimated that 850 million doses will be produced yearly. However, India will get only limited doses of the vaccine by April-end. The vaccine is the third one to get the Drugs Controller General of India's (DCGI) nod. India is the 60th country to approve the vaccine.
"Maharashta has recorded more than 60,000 cases today. It's very serious situation. The Covid-19 situation was quite controlled till December-January. Pressure on us now. We are facing oxygen shortage. I am trying to get everyone on board. For how long can we discuss, without coming to a decision?," said Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray while addressing the State today.
South Africa beat Pakistan in the second T20I to level the four-match series 1-1.The Proteas restricted Pakistan for 140/9 in 20 overs.George Linde (3/23) was terrific with the ball to disallow Pakistan from going the distance.In reply, South Africa won the match by six wickets and six overs to spare.Here we present the records broken.
Washington DC [US], April 14 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Tuesday dispatched an unofficial delegation to Taiwan as an "important signal" about the US commitment to Taipei and its democracy amid rising tensions with China, according to a report published in CNN.