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Covaxin demonstrates benefits of Atmanirbhar Bharat to others: Venkaiah Naidu

By Rajan Nath -- January 04, 2021 4:01 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu hailed the emergency authorization of two Covid-19 vaccines — Covaxin and Covishield — as India's leap of science that benefits humanity at large.

Taking to social media, Venkaiah Naidu stressed that this is an indication of how Atmanirbhar Bharat can benefit not only the Indians but the larger humanity. Hailing the national resolve shown by the country last year in containing the Covid-19, Naidu called for the same spirit in taking the vaccine to the people during this year.

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Atmanirbhar Bharat: Venkaiah Naidu hailed emergency authorization of Covid-19 vaccines — Covaxin and Covishield.

Naidu further said, "India is at the forefront of shielding humanity from the deadly disease by demonstrating its ability to mass-produce the much-needed vaccine and offer its own version as well."

"India's indigenous vaccine (Covaxin) has certain unique features based on the whole virus approach. This is a commendable achievement and all concerned deserve kudos for foresight perseverance and fruition of spirited efforts," he said.

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Atmanirbhar Bharat: Venkaiah Naidu hailed emergency authorization of Covid-19 vaccines — Covaxin and Covishield. Referring to the devastating effects of Covid-19 in 2020 and vaccines being awaited as the only armor to return to a life of safety and security, Naidu described the success of spirited scientific efforts to come out with vaccines as the victory of science.

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Venkaiah Naidu hailed emergency authorization of Covid-19 vaccines — Covaxin and Covishield.

He further said, "While the celebrations can wait till every needy person gets the vaccine shot, it's not out of context to say cheers to this optimistic moment."

He noted that India's spirited efforts towards making vaccines available offers hope to people across the globe conferring on India the leadership role in the collective fight against the most dreaded health challenge of the last 100 years since the outbreak of the Spanish Flu.

-PTC News