Modi takes 2nd jab, says vax can defeat Covid
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday received the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine here at the city's premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), giving a message to the people that "vaccination is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus".
The Prime Minister also advised the citizens through a Twitter message: "If you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot soon. Register on CoWin.gov.in." "Got my second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at AIIMS today (Thursday).
Vaccine is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus," Modi tweeted. He also posted a photograph while taking the second jab. The Prime Minister has taken Covaxin, India's homegrown vaccine developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech.
The two nurses who administered the Covid-19 vaccine to the Prime Minister on Thursday are P. Niveda from Puducherry and Nisha Sharma from Punjab.