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China’s Covid vaccines were very weak, says Sarma

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Guwahati, Dec 21 (IANS) Amid a sudden spike in Covid cases in China and a few other countries, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma asserted that in India, people should not fear Covid anymore.

“The COVID vaccines given in China were very weak. India has administered good quality vaccines. So, we need not be worried,” he said on the sidelines of a programme here.

Sarma also said that Covid vaccines prepared by other countries besides China were also strong in nature.

He said that in Assam, no positive Covid cases were detected on Wednesday.

“If anything is required, it will be done by the Central government,” he said.

According to National Health Mission data, a total of 112 Covid tests were conducted in Assam on Wednesday.

The Central government has issued an advisory on Wednesday in the wake of a sudden rise in Covid cases in China and a few other countries. The people were advised to wear masks and get vaccinated.

Meanwhile, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya chaired a meeting with experts and senior officials to review the situation in the country.

–IANS

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