NCOC discusses early availability of corona vaccine
The Forum was also briefed about the vaccine administration and immunization plan, training of the staff whereas the EPI programme representatives were also directed to designate focal points at district and tehsil level for grass roots level penetration of the programme.
The Forum noted that the training of the staff should be spearheaded for positive and effective outcomes of the immunization programme.
The health experts highlighted the increasing ratio of COVID-19 positivity and deaths due to the deadly virus. The Forum resolved that non-pharmaceutical interventions (alternate measures to treat the virus other than medical treatment) or NPIs implementation should be ensured at all levels for mitigating the pandemic outbreak risk.