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Repeatedly cleaning hands with sanitizer can be dangerous : Ministry of Health

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If you also use the sanitizer frequently, then you must read this news. Dr. RK Verma, Additional Director General, Health Services, Ministry of Health, has said that people should avoid using sanitizer frequently.

He said that the time is now, it has never happened before. No one thought that there would be an epidemic involving such viruses.

Wear a mask to protect yourself. Keep drinking hot water from time to time. Keep washing hands But avoid using sanitizer more.

However, he did not give a reason for avoiding excessive use of sanitizer. But health experts say that the sanitizer contains alcohol.

It kills viruses from the skin as well as the bacteria needed for the body. Also, excessive use would also damage the skin.

The sanitizer dries the skin. Apart from this, it is also important to stay away from fire while using sanitizer. Sanitizer should also be kept away from eyes and mouth.

Experts say that washing hands with soap is more effective and safer than sanitizer. Sanitizer should be used sparingly.

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Health Ministry say’s for COVID-19 vaccin,No vaccination for pregnant, lactating women at this time.

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The Union Health Ministry has informed all states and union territories that interchangeability of COVID-19 vaccines is not permitted, and pregnant and lactating women should not be administered the shots as they have not been part of any anti-coronavirus vaccine clinical trial so far.

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) had recently granted emergency use authorisation to two COVID-19 vaccines – Covishield, developed by Oxford University and British-Swedish company AstraZeneca, and manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin.

India will launch its COVID-19 vaccination drive from January 16 in what Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called the world’s largest inoculation programme.

Ahead of the vaccination drive, in a letter to all states and UTs, the ministry highlighted that under the emergency use authorisation, coronavirus vaccination is indicated only for 18 years and above.

Around three lakh healthcare and frontline workers will be inoculated at 2,934 sites across the country on the first day of the nationwide vaccination drive.

The ministry has already said that getting vaccinated for COVID-19 will be voluntary.

A consignment of an anti-COVID vaccine comprising its 93,000 doses reached Himachal Pradesh’s capital Shimla on January 14, said State Health Secretary Amitabh Avasthi. The consignment of Covishield vaccine had been airlifted from Pune to Chandigarh, from where it was brought to Shimla by road, he said.

A consignment of 18,500 COVID-19 vaccines, to be used in the first phase of inoculation, arrived in Aizawl from New Delhi on the day.

The first consignment of 32,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Arunachal Pradesh in a vaccine van from Guwahati on the day.

Nagaland received its first consignment of 26,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, said an official. The vials arrived from Delhi at Dimapur Airport in an aircraft, he said.

A Maharashtra government official has said it will take six to seven months for the vaccine to become available for those who are not in the high-risk category.

Around 1.62 lakh COVID-19 vaccine has reached all the 24 districts of Jharkhand for the scheduled first phase of the vaccination drive on January 16, according to a top Health department official.

(With inputs from PTI)

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