The spiritual leader of Tibet, Dalai Lama has received a COVID-19 vaccine. This was done as he shows support for the vaccination process in India.
Dalai Lama takes coronavirus vaccine
Dalai Lama, who is the sect leader in Tibet has been given a jab of the vaccine. He has advised faithful and people around the world to support the vaccination program and come forward to take the jab. '' This jab is very useful and works fine. It is meant to save lives, and I support it''
He said after collecting the jab. The leader was given the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine at a health center in Dharamsala. According to medical officials, the Dalai Lama has volunteered to be vaccinated. Indian has begun its vaccination program on15 January, but it was prioritized for medical staff and frontline workers n. However, since the beginning of the month, the vaccination process has been more transparent and extended to aged people between 61 years and above.
Vaccine necessary to get protected - Dalai
Also, citizens who have underline sickness have been considered even when they are below the age. In the Himalayas Pradesh, the spiritual chief said it is important people get vaccinated to stop them from getting sick. The top medical officer in the district, Dr. Gurdarshan Gupta said Dalai had come to the hospital like a common citizen. '' The leader is a humble man and came around like a normal citizen.
We tried to provide good security to prevent crowds, '' He stated. In 2020, he told reporters that the virus was a concern and serious measures should be taken to eradicate it. The Indian government has planned to vaccinate more than 400 million citizens before the year runs out. It has asked citizens to come out en-mass to be vaccinated. The government has said various vaccinations should be used for wider coverage.