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Health Minister Harsh Vardhan launches ICMR’s vaccine web portal and National Clinical Registry for COVID-19

The vaccine portal of ICMR will provide information related to the Coronavirus vaccine development in India as well as abroad.

Sep 28, 2020 17:17 IST
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The Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on September 28, 2020, launched the ICMRs (Indian Council of Medical Research) vaccine web portal and the National Clinical Registry for COVID-19.

On the occasion, while talking about the significance of the vaccine web portal, the Union Minister acknowledged the eagerness among people who are interested to know more about the development of the Coronavirus vaccine. Dr. Harsh Vardhan assured that all the information about the COVID-19 vaccine development will be provided in a simple and transparent manner.

About ICMR’s COVID-19 vaccine portal:

According to the Health Ministry, the vaccine portal of ICMR will provide information related to the Coronavirus vaccine development in India as well as abroad. This way, the citizen of the country will be able to keep themselves up to date with the latest developments and the stages at which the vaccine is progressing.

About National Clinical Registry for COVID-19:

The National Clinical Registry of COVID-19 by ICMR which was also launched by the Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan will be collecting data regarding the treatments, clinical and laboratory investigations, outcomes of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in India, and management protocols.

Role of proper nutrition and physical activity:

On the launch of the vaccine web portal and National Clinical Registry for COVID-19, the Union Health Minister also highlighted the role of proper nutrition and physical activity in day to day life while adding that the bad nutrition habits have been damaging the health of people especially the younger people.

Dr. Harsh Vardhan also appreciated the role played by the various initiatives such as Fit India Movement, Eat Right Movement, and Poshan Abhiyan to make people aware about the healthy lifestyle.

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