Sonu Sood urges government to begin COVID-19 vaccination for 25 years and above, says ‘most children affected’ | People News

New Delhi: Good Samaritan and actor Sonu Sood after getting his first dose of coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday urged the government of the nation to begin the drive for people as younger as 25. 

Sonu Sood tweeted: I urge @MoHFW_INDIA to think about  25 years and above getting vaccinated too. With variety of cases rising and even youngsters getting contaminated in giant numbers with virus it is excessive time we announce the vaccination for 25 years and above. Max variety of cases I come throughout are children.

The 47-year-old actor, who catapulted to the nationwide highlight for his work in serving to migrants attain their properties in the course of the coronavirus-triggered lockdown final 12 months, mentioned his purpose now could be to encourage extra people to obtain the vaccine, studies PTI.

He additionally launched “Sanjeevani: A Shot of Life” – a vaccination drive marketing campaign to create consciousness.

Previously, actors Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Sharmila Tagore, Mohanlal, Jeetendra, Kamal Haasan, Nagarjuna, Neena Gupta, filmmakers Rakesh Roshan, Rohit Shetty and Anees Bazmee acquired their first dose of the vaccine.

The COVID-19 vaccine is at the moment out there to all Indians above the age of 45 years.

 

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