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Campaign to achieve 100% vaccination against COVID-19


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2022 Dec 09, 14:45, Birgunj

As the rural areas of Parsa district were found not to have been vaccinated against COVID-19, Nepal Red Cross Society Parsa Branch is going to conduct a vaccination campaign to achieve 100 percent vaccination against COVID-19.

The Chairman of the Red Cross Parsa branch, Birendraraj Kandel, informed that the vaccination campaign is being conducted to make vaccines accessible to all citizens. Pakhamainpur Rural Municipality and Bindwasini Rural Municipality are left to be vaccinated in Parsa. 

Ajay Yadav, the program coordinator of Nepal Red Cross Society Parsa branch, said that it is planned to carry out public awareness in Pakhamainpur and Bindwasini Rural Municipality of Parsa and conduct a campaign in schools as well. Chairman Kandel says that a campaign has to be launched to increase the number of people taking vaccination in this area and to reach 100 percent. According to Kandel, currently two municipalities Pakhamainpur and Bindwasini have been made operational areas. 

In Bindwasini Rural Municipality, 12,891 people aged 5 to 11 years, 464 people aged 12 to 17 years, and 12,351 people above 18 years of age have been vaccinated. In addition, 3,726 people aged 5 to 11 years, 2,854 people aged 12 to 17 years and 6,948 people above 18 years are yet to be vaccinated. 

Similarly, 13 thousand 476 people aged 5 to 11 years, 2 thousand 82 people aged 12 to 17 years, and 10,777 people above 18 years of age have been vaccinated in Pakaha Mainpur Rural Municipality. In addition, 5,778 people between 5 and 11 years old, 743 people between 12 and 17 years old, and 5,652 people above 18 years old have yet to be vaccinated. 

According to the Nepal Red Cross Society Parsa branch, it was found during the survey that some people who have not been vaccinated have made vaccination cards.

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