In view of the sudden increase in Kovid-19 cases in West Bengal, the University of Calcutta has decided to vaccinate all its employees above 45 years of age.
Kolkata. In view of the sudden increase in Kovid-19 cases in West Bengal, the University of Calcutta has decided to vaccinate all its employees above 45 years of age. A top university official gave this information. Vice Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee told PTI-Saturday that it is necessary to avoid the highly contagious virus and to ensure that employees above the age of 45 are not at risk.
The vice-chancellor said that the university will provide funds for the vaccination campaign and it will take place on two campuses. One center will be in Rajabazar Science College where vaccinations will be done on 27 and 30 April while the other center will be the Ballygunge Science College Campus where vaccinations will be done on 28 and 29 April. University officials said that in order to get the vaccine, everyone would have to give personal consent.
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A university spokesperson said that the University of Calcutta is the only government university in West Bengal that has opted for a full immunization campaign for its employees. The spokesman said, “Classes are taking place online but some employees have to come for administrative and other tasks. We have halved the number of employees following the coronary virus’s recurrence but we cannot afford to keep the office closed for administrative purposes.
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