The Telangana Authorities on Saturday began a particular COVID-19 vaccination drive for college students who should go overseas for his or her research. The particular vaccination drive, which focuses on college students who’ve to go away for overseas international locations for his or her research within the subsequent two months, is being held below the supervision of the Institute of Preventive Medication in Hyderabad.
College students should convey their passport, scholar visa, official admission letter given by the respective college with them on the vaccination centres.
“A particular drive has been initiated by the Authorities of Telangana to vaccinate the scholars who’re about to go away for research overseas. The eligible college students can register themselves within the particular web site that has been began two days again,” Director of Institute of Preventive Medication Dr. Shankar stated.
He talked about that until now practically about 7,000 college students have registered for vaccination.
“On the primary day, 350 slots have been given for college students to get themselves vaccinated. The scholars are being administered Covishield as Covaxin just isn’t recognised in a number of international locations,” the director stated.
Dr. Shankar knowledgeable that the beneficiary college students shall be administered the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine after four weeks as an alternative of 10 weeks.
“After the 2nd dose has been administered these college students shall be given a vaccination certificates,” he stated.
As per official information, as many as 64,17,283 vaccine doses have been administered throughout Telangana.
(With ANI inputs)