New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that Centre has accepted my suggestion on rolling out booster doses of Covid19 vaccine.
Taking to Twitter, Rahul Gandhi said, “The central government has accepted my suggestion of a booster dose – this is a right step. The safety of vaccines and boosters will have to reach the people of the country.”
The former Congress chief also tagged his tweet posted on December 22 in which he had said that a majority of the country’s population was still not vaccinated against COVID-19 and asked the government when it will roll out booster shots.
On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that “precautionary doses”, or booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine, would be administered to healthcare and frontline workers and people above 60 years of age with co-morbidities from January 10.
In a tweet on December 22, Rahul Gandhi had demanded the roll out of booster doses in the country.
“Majority of our population is still not vaccinated. When will GOI begin booster shots?” Rahul Gandhi had said in the tweet.
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