Lucknow: Leading the battle against COVID – 19 at Medanta Hospital Lucknow was Medical Director, Medanta Lucknow, Dr Rakesh Kapoor. Atleast 100 healthworkers at the Medanta Hospital were administered the COVID 19 vaccine in Lucknow. Among those who were present to benefit from round 1 were paramedic staff, health workers and other staff.
Interestingly the Medical Director of Medanta Hospital became the first among the city denizens to get the first jab of the COVID – 19 vaccine. He was the first to get the COVID vaccine at Medanta. When he came out of the COVID vaccination room there was a bright smile across his face.
After waiting in the line of observation for half an hour, Dr Kapoor not just carried out two different operations but was also seen hale and hearty. Dr. Kapoor is of the firm view that once the first phase has passed off smoothly there will be an end to misconception and people will be even more confident about the positive side to vaccination.
ADM, SDM, Nodal Officer of the Health Department and health workers were present during the phase 1 of the vaccination campaign. Not only did Dr Rakesh Kapoor thank the officials on duty for smoothly carrying out a daunting task but also appreciated the government for undertaking a job that till sometime back seem next to impossible.