Drug Control General of India (DCGI) has allowed restricted emergency use approval for two COVID-19 vaccines, an app is also being launched to facilitate people to register them for vaccination.
Central government has introduced an application named Co-WIN (Covid Vaccine Intelligence Work) to help the vaccination process. There are three other apps with a similar name confusing people about which one to download. Already more than 10,000 downloads have been witnessed due to similar names.
Co-WIN app, which is currently in the pre-product stage, will have the data of health officials who will be the first in line to get the Coronavirus vaccination. Over 75 lakh health officials have reportedly registered them on this app already.
For the first phase of the vaccination, the Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech have made all preparations to supply the vaccines. This phase will include frontline workers followed by people who are above 50 years old. Notably, common people cannot register for the coronavirus vaccine as only officials have access to it for now……..Read More>>