• Everything you need to know about COVID-19 Vaccination Process - COVISHIELD & COVAXIN

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 Vaccination Process - COVISHIELD & COVAXIN

The world has stopped growing since COVID-19 has arrived. But the government of India and health workers worked so hard to get a cure for this and here are the results. The COVID vaccine was dispatched on 6th January 2021. The primary batch incorporates medical services and cutting-edge laborers. The subsequent batch to get COVID 19 immunization are people more than 60 years old as of January first, 2022, and people somewhere in the range of 45 and 59 years with comorbid states.

The vaccine is the new condemnatory contrivance for being in past normal days. Till now history says that vaccines saved millions of lives.

The vaccine works via preparing constantly the body's standard protections. After inoculation, if the body is subsequently presented with those infection-causing germs, the body is promptly prepared to obliterate them, forestalling ailment. After getting the first batch successfully vaccinated one and all are trusting more and more on it with registering for a vaccine.

Still, some of us have queries and misinterpretations as mentioned below.

#1 - Is taking a vaccine obligatory to all?

A - Immunization for COVID-19 is ongoing. Be that as it may, it is prudent to get the total timetable of COVID-19 antibodies for ensuring one-self against this infection and to restrict the spread of this illness to the nearby contacts including relatives, companions, family members, and colleagues.

 

#2 - Will the vaccine be safe as it is being tested and introduced in a short period?

A - COVID-19 Vaccine will be presented in the country solely after the administrative bodies clear it dependent on its security and viability.

 

#3 - Can a person get the COVID-19 vaccine without registration with the health department?

A - No, Registration of beneficiary is mandatory for vaccination for COVID-19. Only after registration the information on the session sire to visit and time will be the beneficiary.

 

#4 - If a person is unable to produce the photo ID at the session site, Will she/he be vaccinated.

A - Photo ID is a must for both registration & verification at the session site to ensure that the intended person is vaccinated.

 

#5 - Is it necessary to receive a COVID-19 recovered person to take the vaccine?

A - Yes, it is advisable to receive a complete schedule of COVID-19 vaccine irrespective of the history of infection with COVID-19. This will help in developing a strong immune response against the disease.

 

#6 - How many doses of the vaccine would have to be taken by me and at what interval?

A - Two doses of vaccine, 28 days apart, need to be taken by an individual to complete the vaccination schedule.

 

#7 - How will the beneficiary receive information about the due date of the vaccine?

A - Following online registration, the beneficiary will receive SMS on their mobile number about the due date, place, and time of vaccination.

 

#8 - When would antibodies develop? After taking the first dose, after taking the second dose, or much later?

A - Protective levels of antibodies are generally developed two weeks after receiving the 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

#9 - if one is taking medicines for an illness like cancer, diabetes, Hypertension, etc. Can she/he take the vaccine?

A - Yes. persons with one or more of these comorbid conditions are considered a high-risk category. They need to get the vaccine.

 

#10 - Is the vaccine introduced in India as effective as the ones introduced in other countries?

A - Yes, The COVID vaccine introduced in India is as effective as any vaccine developed by other countries.

 

#11 - What about the possible side-effect of the COVID-19 vaccine?

A - COVID vaccine is introduced only after the safety is proven.

As is true for other vaccines, the common side effects are some individuals could be a mild fever, pain, etc. at the site of injection.

AEFI committees formed at distract/Corporation levels.

States have been asked to start making arrangements to deal with any COVID-19 vaccine-related side-effects as one of the measures towards safe vaccine delivery among the masses.

 

#12 - Does India have the capacity to store the COVID vaccine at a temperature of +2 to +8 degrees Celsius and transport them at the required temperature?

A - India runs one of the largest immunization programs in the world, catering to the vaccination needs of more than 26 million newborns and 29 million pregnant women every year.

The program mechanisms are being strengthened/geared up to effectively cater to the country's large and diverse population.

County has experience of large-scale vaccination campaigns like Polio, Measles-Rubella, etc.

 

#13 - Can a person presently having COVID-19 (confirmed or suspected) infection be vaccinated?

A - Person with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection may increase the risk of spreading the same to others at vaccination sites.

For this reason, infected individuals should defer vaccination for 14 days after symptom resolution.

 

#14 - Are vaccines safe for kids?

A - No, Some research work and studies are still ongoing for that, and as updates vaccines for kids could be available till December end.

 

#15 - How much chance does it have to get death after taking the COVID-19 vaccine?

A - Researchers did a great analysis on the COVID-19 vaccine and according to that, there is not a chance of death until you misguide yourself.

In India, we have 2 Options for the COVID19 vaccine.

1. COVISHIELD 

2. COVAXIN

 

The Government of India has developed software for COVID-19 registration for the convenience of all citizens. This all began with #Largestvaccinedrive in India because it's the first time that India has cured disease this soon.

 

How to Register on #cowin2.0

1. For registration of taking COVID -19 vaccine firstly you have to open this website linked below - https://www.cowin.gov.in/home

2. Scroll down on the website and you will reach find your nearest vaccination center where you just have to mention your home address.

3. After mentioning the address you need to click on the blue tab below that map tagged as Register yourself.

4. It will start your registration process by asking you to login with your mobile number. Add your mobile number there and they will send you the OTP on your added mobile number after clicking on the GET OTP option.

5. After completing the verification process it will ask you for your photo ID proof where you can add your driving license, pan card, adhar card, or voter ID card. You have to add your ID card picture and number in the asked line as mentioned in the ID card.

6. It will ask you for your name, gender, year of birth.

7. Succeeding registration will give you a scheduled reference number, date, time, and place address where you have to go for vaccination.

This registration is a must for people above 45. if you are below 45 it will not register you because till the second phase it's just adding people up to 45 years.

India's controllers gave the immunization a crisis endorsement in January while the third period of the preliminary was still underway, starting incredulity and inquiries from specialists.

Bharat Biotech, the immunization's producer, said the most recent discoveries were "a significant achievement in antibody revelation, for science and our battle against Covid".

"With the present outcomes from our stage 3 clinical preliminaries, we have now announced information on our Covid-19 antibody from stage 1, 2, and 3 preliminaries including around 27,000 members," the firm said.

The medication controller has likewise given the green light to the Oxford-AstraZeneca antibody, known as Covishield in India, to be utilized.

The nation dispatched its antibody drive, the world's biggest immunization exertion, toward the beginning of January. It has inoculated over 20 million individuals up until now - medical care and cutting edge laborers were given need in the main stage. Individuals more than 60 and the individuals who are somewhere in the range of 45 and 59 however have different ailments are presently getting immunized.

COVID-19 Vaccine is proved safe for all now and for this let's just appreciate our Government of India for this arrangement and citizen assistance.