Hernandez, who is also captain of the school's varsity soccer club, said there's a lot of misinformation on social media "going around about how the vaccine is not important or how we don't need it because we're not a high-risk community".
Some of India's largest private hospitals were, however, gearing up for the vaccination, even if with limited doses. That is the biggest reason why we have not been able to give the vaccination.
The US drugmaker said it would begin making investments this year and that production boosts would start in late 2021 and carry into early 2022.
They have also urged the United States to "support the temporary waiver of some Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) rules proposed by India and South Africa at the World Trade Organization (WTO), which would temporarily lift certain intellectual property barriers and allow countries to locally manufacture COVID-19 diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines". We thought, okay, we are exercising, we have a lot of immunity, so somehow we can save ourselves.More news: Dozens killed in stampede at Israel pilgrimage site
"I believe that that false narrative being spread around is causing the youth to not get our vaccines", she said.
We have assumed that the entire adult population will get vaccinated.
This is probably the result of a number of factors, including temporary interruptions in supply due to the recently lifted safety review pause for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and the possibility that many people who wanted to get vaccinated have already done so, leaving only those who may be more reluctant or resistant to getting the shots. But we have no information whom to contact.
Britain has ordered 17 million doses of the two-dose vaccine, which was approved by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency in January, and the first doses were administered at the start of this month. Some countries, including Britain, have recommended that only people over a certain age get the shot.More news: Andrew Brown Jr. attorneys to release independent autopsy results
Now from May 1, people above 18 years will be vaccinated.
He was reacting to the Government of India's direction to allow vaccinating people above 18 year from May 1. We are awaiting further clarity on this issue.
"Patients who received their first dose at a health center in the last 20 days and were referred to a drive-through vaccination center for their second dose, will receive an SMS to reschedule the appointment at a Primary Health Care Corporation's (PHCC) health center", said the Ministry.
The active cases have touched close to 3.5 lakh in the state, and a majority of them are in the state capital. The state government has implemented a 14-day shutdown in a bid to break the chain of infections.More news: European Union offers `immediate aid` to help India out of Covid crisis