Covid News: “On The Verge Of Defeating COVID-19”, Says Health And Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Health and Family Welfare Minister of India, addressed the 148th session of  WHO Executive Board meeting on Tuesday, read on.

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January 27, 2021

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Health and Family Welfare Minister of India, addressed the 148th session of  WHO Executive Board meeting on Tuesday. He reportedly mentioned that India is on the ‘verge of defeating the pandemic’ by adopting ‘pre-emptive, proactive and collaborative strategies’. Watch the news video below to find out more details about Dr. Harsh Vardhan’s address.

As per the reports, health minister Harsh Vardhan mentioned that ever since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic over a year ago, we have put up a ‘valiant fight’ against the disease. He further added that our collective efforts have helped in ‘suppressing the transmission, preventing illness, and reducing deaths.’

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He thanked the ‘member nations’ and said that despite a wide disparity in epidemiological trends, we are on verge of defeating the pandemic by adopting pre-emptive, proactive, and collaborative strategies. He also took this opportunity to acknowledge all member states for acting with ‘speed and scale’ during the rapidly evolving pandemic. He even thanked them for displaying solidarity and helping each other on a bilateral as well as a multi-lateral basis.

While addressing at the 148th session of WHO Executive Board meeting on January 26, the Health and Family Welfare Minister of India, Dr. Harsh Vardhan said, “I thank the member nations that despite the wide disparity in their epidemiological trends, we are on verge of defeating pandemic by adopting a pre-emptive, proactive and collaborative strategies.” (ANI)

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Speaking of other countries, he said “the hard work and determination demonstrated by the countries have saved countless lives”. He also paid his gratitude towards all the front line workers who have selflessly and bravely fought the pandemic. He said, “it may only be befitting and proper for all of us to once again pay our respect to those brave men and women who have sacrificed themselves in the pandemic”. He further thanked all those who are continuing to fight the pandemic ‘selflessly and relentlessly’

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