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Updated on: Friday, June 11, 2021, 01:43 AM IST

Ujjain: Prominent persons should be role model for vaccination

Representative Photo | PTI

Representative Photo | PTI

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Ujjain: A lecture on the topic of Vaccine Development and Vaccination was organised under the SARS Cov-2 factsheet national level lecture series by Team Vikrant of Government Madhav Science Post-graduate College.

The webinar focused on the development and use of the vaccine.

In his address the chief guest, higher education minister Mohan Yadav said that during corona outbreak, vaccine is like a ëSanjeevani Booti,í??which can save everyone from this infection. The programme was presided over by the vice-chancellor of Vikram University Prof Akhilesh Kumar Pandey. Renowned physician and scientist Padma Bhushan Dr Nirmal Kumar Ganguly was the keynote speaker. He shed light on the misconceptions related to vaccination and on the origin of corona virus.

Prof Ganguly said that role model will have to be set in front of people. For instance, if a ëgram pradhaní (head of the village) gets himself vaccinated and then other residents of the village will not be afraid of vaccination. Only by getting the vaccine, we can be completely safe. Lockdown will not be need anymore and its ill effects on economy will be checked.

Prof Ganguly was introduced by Kalpana Singh, convener of IAQC. Principal Dr Arpan Bhardwaj delivered the welcome address. More than 570 persons from across the country participated in the webinar. The programme was conducted by Dr Pinky Dwivedi while the vote of thanks was given by Dr VK Gupta.

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Published on: Friday, June 11, 2021, 01:43 AM IST
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