LAHORE, February 04:The frontline workers serving in Corona ward at Jinnah Hospital were vaccinated for COVID-19 in the presence of Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid here on Thursday.

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Present on the occasion were Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College Professor Dr. Arif Tajammul, Medical Superintendant Jinnah Hospital Dr. Yahya Sultan and a large number of doctors. Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College Professor Arif Tajammul gave a briefing to the Minister on Cold Chain and safe storage arrangements for the vaccine.

The Health Minister said, “I salute the staff of Jinnah Hospital and Allama Iqbal Medical College staff who served COVID-19 patients. The Prime Minister’s decision to vaccinate prioritize Corona frontline staff has raised their morale. Jinnah Hospital has been given vaccine for over 900 healthcare workers. Our frontline healthcare workers are our first priority. By the end of the current month, vaccine from Covex for around 10 million people will be received. Getting such number of vaccine is a success for Pakistan.

Vaccine shall be very soon transported to hospitals. The vaccine from Sinopharm is being used in UAE already. There can be mild side effects of Corona vaccine like headache and light fever.”

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