“Vaccine lag bhi diye? Pataa bhi nahin chala!”: PM Modi said to AIIMS nurse Sister P. Niveda
The Covid-19 vaccines- Covaxin and Covishield, will be made available to the general public from today.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the first Bharat Biotech Covaxin shot today at AIIMS in Delhi.
After taking the shot PM Modi said, “Vaccine lag bhi diye? Pataa bhi nahin chala!”
Meanwhile, AIIMS nurse Sister P. Niveda talks about her experience of vaccinating.
— Prasar Bharati News Services पी.बी.एन.एस. (@PBNS_India) March 1, 2021
Sir (PM Modi) has been administered first dose of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, second dose will be given in 28 days. He asked us where do we belong to & after vaccination he said, “Laga bhi di, pata hi nahi chala”, said Sister P Niveda who inoculated PM Modi today.
PM Modi gets Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin jab: AIIMS nurse Sister P. Niveda and second nurse from Kerala talks about their experience of vaccinating
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“Took my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS,” PM Modi tweeted with his picture of receiving the jab.
In the picture that PM Modi tweeted, he is seen wearing a gamcha of Assam, which is symbolic of blessings of women from the eastern state. He has been seen wearing it on many occasions.
“Remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19,” the Prime Minister added.
Bharat Biotech’s coronavirus vaccine Covaxin had run into a controversy after it got regulatory approval for emergency use without phase-3 trial results.
Took my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS.
Remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19.
I appeal to all those who are eligible to take the vaccine. Together, let us make India COVID-19 free! pic.twitter.com/5z5cvAoMrv
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 1, 2021
However, in January, the company’s Chairman and Managing Director Dr Krishna Ella clarified that the vaccine is safe and Bharat Biotech conducted trials in over 12 countries besides India.