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Dry run for Covid inoculation next week; exercise to take place in 4 states

The exercise will include necessary data entry in Co-WIN, an online platform for monitoring vaccine delivery, deployment of team members, and a mock drill of session sites with test beneficiaries

Coronavirus, vaccine, covid, drugs, clinical trials
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An important focus of the dry run will be on management of any possible adverse events following immunisation as well as on adherence and management of infection control practices at session sites to prevent disease transmission

Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
The Centre has planned a dry run of the Covid-19 immunisation drive in four states -- Punjab, Assam, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh -- one each in north, east, west, and south. The exercise, aimed at assessing the readiness for the vaccine roll-out, will take place on December 28 and 29.

The exercise will include necessary data entry in Co-WIN, an online platform for monitoring vaccine delivery, deployment of team members, and a mock drill of session sites with test beneficiaries, the Union health ministry said in a statement on Friday. It will also include the testing of cold storage and transportation

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First Published: Dec 26 2020 | 12:59 AM IST

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