Dimapur, April 10: The Nagaland police has made it mandatory for all its personnel to take Covid-19 vaccine.
The state DGP’s office, through a release, today directed all unit commanders to ensure that all personnel are vaccinated.
It said the vaccine is taken to help the human immune system to develop antibodies against the disease.
“Once the vaccination regime is over, your immune system will be ready to deal with the Covid-19 virus in case you get infected.
It explained that vaccinations are a time tested method to manage pandemics. It added that historically, vaccination was the way through which the humanity defeated many deadly diseases like small pox, measles, polio etc.
It said today, new born babies are given vaccines for the most deadly diseases and so it is a proven methodology.
Stating that Covid-19 vaccine is not a preventive measure, it said all SOPs for prevention of the virus like wearing of masks etc are still mandatory for all even for those who are inoculated.