Covid 19 Shivakumar Challenges Govt Of Karnataka Vaccinate 80% Adult Population
Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar on Sunday threw a “challenge” to the state government to vaccinate 80 percent of the adult population in both levels by the end of September, saying it could save people from the third wave of Covid 19. Experts predict that the third wave will hit us by October. However, if we fully vaccinate at least 60 percent of the adult population by the end of September, the third wave may not be there. It will be very mild even if there is. What if they are in favor of this challenge? ”Shivkumar Md. Stressing on the importance of vaccination, he said the Karnataka government has so far given both doses to about one percent of the eligible population. “The government should stop talking about how many doses it has given. What is the importance of a double dose? There is very little protection with just one dose. There is very high protection with both doses.
The study from Mumbai, London, New York That both doses will save us, ”he was quoted as saying in a statement released by his office. We don’t want a third wave. We can keep the third wave away. All we have to do is to reach 80 percent of the population before the third wave starts,” the KPC chief said, adding that children could be most affected by the third wave, according to experts. Vaccination. On behalf of the people of Karnataka, I urge the government to provide 80 percent vaccination in both levels within three months. I hope they will accept my challenge, he added. Shivkumar will also present a memorandum to the Governor in this regard. He noted that if the government failed to vaccinate 80 percent of adults before the end of September, it would be responsible for the third wave, adding that the goal was not impossible, it was entirely possible.
“Now that we have stopped providing vaccines in other countries, our people should be able to get vaccinated faster. The central government is also expected to provide 75 percent of the vaccines in the state free of cost. If BJP leaders are not worried about what to do, With the owner of small scams, we can easily achieve this, ”he added. The Congress leader further noted that the government may need to revise the guidelines for administering the second dose of Covishield within 8 weeks as international sensitivities suggest that this is the best dose gap in the fight against the Delta variant. “We are trying our best to persuade people to get vaccinated and we will do more.
The problem is not the demand but the supply,” he said, accusing the BJP of spreading hesitation about the vaccine so as not to question it. Lack of vaccine.