Union Health Secretary urges states, UTs to implement test, track, treat, vaccinate

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Union Health Minister Rajesh Bhushan urged the officials of states and UTs to ensure timely utilization of available stocks of the Covid-19 vaccine and maintain vaccine wastage less than one per cent.

The minister along with the NITI Aayog members held a high-level meeting through video conferencing with Health Secretaries, State Mission Directors of National Health Mission (NHM) and State Immunization officers of all states and UTs to review the status, pace and issues regarding COVID vaccination across the country as well as the preparations from April 1 when vaccination would be extended to all persons above the age of 45.

Bhushan also advised the states and UTs to implement the ‘Test, Track, Treat, Vaccinate’ strategy efficiently.

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