COVID-19 vaccine will be free across India
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that the COVID 19 vaccine will be free across India.
According to National News and Air, Dr Harsh Vardhan said not just in Delhi, but across the country, the vaccine will be provided free of cost.
The Health Minister was visiting hospitals in Delhi to review the dry run drill for administering COVID-19 vaccine. He appealed to the people not to be misguided by rumours regarding safety and efficacy of the vaccine. He said government will not compromise on any protocol before approving a vaccine.
The Minister pointed out that vaccine hesitancy was an issue even at the start of polio immunization drive but Polio Inoculation turned out to be a huge success, saving mankind. He said guidelines for today’s nationwide dry run was based on the feedback from the insightful pilot dry run held in 4 states.
He added that except for giving actual vaccine, every procedure is being followed during the drill.