COVID-19 vaccination completes one year, Modi saluts health workers

Published: Jan 16, 2022, 6:15 pm IST

New Delhi: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has saluted each and every individual who is associated with the COVID-19 vaccination on completion of one year of the drive. In a series of tweets, Modi said the country’s vaccination programme has added great strength to the fight against COVID-19. He added that it has led to saving lives and thus protecting livelihoods.

The Prime Minister said the role of our doctors, nurses and healthcare workers is exceptional adding that when we see glimpses of people being vaccinated in remote areas, or our healthcare workers taking the vaccines there, our hearts and minds are filled with pride. Modi said, India’s approach to fighting the pandemic will always remain science based and  the government  is also augmenting health infrastructure to ensure  citizens get proper care.

He also said, when the COVID-19 pandemic first struck, the country did not know much about the virus. However, India’s scientists and innovators immersed themselves in developing vaccines. The Prime Minister said, India feels proud that it has been able to contribute to fighting the pandemic through vaccines. Modi also urged people to keep following all COVID-19 related protocols and overcome the pandemic.

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