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Vaccination lowers risk of COVID by seven times , says Asad Umar

Vaccination lowers risk of COVID by seven times , says Asad Umar
July 17, 2021

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar said that people with both doses of vaccine against COVID have seven times lower risk of getting virus compared to those who are not vaccinated.

He was addressing a media briefing in Islamabad along with Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr Faisal Sultan.

Urging the people to get vaccinated against the pandemic, the minister said this is the only way to get rid of the disease.

The Indian variant, he said had worst impact on the whole region but the good news is that if you got vaccinated, the risk would minimize.

He said the world has praised Pakistan’s strategy to cope with the pandemic, therefore in order to maintain this positive image, all Pakistanis are urged to get vaccinated and follow SOPs against the pandemic.