GITAM Institute of Medical Science and Research (GIMSR) hospital is actively engaged in the Covid-19 vaccination program. GIMSR Paediatrics department head and Covid-19 vaccination centre Manager Dr.YVHarichandan informed that so far 2,200 citizens have taken the vaccination and 99 percent felt safe after taking the Covishield vaccine.
Around 60 citizens who crossed 90 years of age have taken the Covishield vaccine without any side effects. We could safely say that the vaccine is quite safe and the public at large can be reassured, he added. Further, he informed that self-registration for those above 45 will open on the Co-WIN website from April 1. He suggested that 45 years above citizens with prior registration can visit the GIMSR vaccination centre with an Aadhar card for vaccination.