Monday, June, 21,2021

Lucknow varsity & UNICEF hold vaccination awareness camp

Lucknow: The Lucknow University and UNICEF on Friday jointly organised a webinar to answer the queries of students about vaccination and motivate them to follow Covid-19 protocol.

During webinar, experts informed Lucknow University students about vaccination and post-vaccination precautions. 

Dr NK Arora, member of the National AEFI Committee, New Delhi interacted with students and told them about the importance of vaccination.

 He said, “It is necessary to follow all Covid appropriate behaviours and get vaccinated so that we can overcome the pandemic.

 He emphaised on ensuring all precautions, including mask and social distancing at the vaccination sites. 

Dr Arora answered the queries of students about Covid vaccination and fear/myth associated with the same during an interactive session. 

An overview of the Covid pandemic was shared with students by Dr Ashutosh Agrawal, OSD Routine Immunization WHO. 

Talking about mild symptoms and isolating at home, Dr Kanupriya Singhal, Health Specialist UNICEF discussed about safe home isolation with students.

Dr Singhal talked about the precautions that can be followed by asymptomatic patients at home. Dr Kanupriya said, “We should follow doctor’s advice during home isolation and not indulge in any self-medications.”

Dr Kanupriya emphasized on the use of triple-layer surgical mask or an N95 mask for home isolation patients and caregivers and urged students to consult a doctor for dip in SPO2 levels below 94% or any other complication immediately during home isolation. 

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