WHO Chief Scientist: Need To Increase Vaccination Campaign All Over The World

Amid rising cases of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, World Health Organization (WHO) Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan on Monday called for the expansion and strengthening of COVID-19 vaccination across the world. She said this through a virtual medium in the plenary session of PANEX-21 held at Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, Maharashtra. Dr. Swaminathan said that there is a need to increase immunization further to ensure that even the marginalized are protected against this pandemic. Due to this, the number of deaths due to corona and the figures of hospitalization of patients suffering from corona will also reduce. She said that we need to expand the vaccination campaign all over the world as much as possible so as to control the spread of the coronavirus and n...

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