Modi turns emotional as he launches India s vaccination drive against Covid 19 News Today
| Saturday | 16th January, 2021
Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the country's vaccination drive against Covid-19.
In a choked voice the Prime Minister also referred to sacrifices made by healthcare and frontline workers hundreds of whom lost their lives to the viral infection.
He also urged the country to show patience during the vaccination drive as it had shown till now in fighting the pandemic.
“The start of vaccination does not mean stopping following coronavirus norms of social distancing and wearing masks” he said.
According to Modi our vaccination programme is driven by humanitarian concerns those exposed to maximum risk will get priority.