Guwahati, Jan 23: Union Home Minister Amit Shah today warned against spreading rumours about the COVID 19 vaccines and asked the political opponents to desist from indulging in politics over COVID vaccines.
"There are two ‘Made in India’ vaccines available now in the country. The health workers are getting the vaccines in the first lot and the security personnel will get in the second lot. I urge upon all our security personnel to take shots of vaccines without any apprehension," he said.
Shah was speaking after launch of Ayushman CAPF scheme, under which Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) personnel and their families will be provided cashless healthcare benefits.
He added, "There are some people who are spreading rumours about the vaccines. Let me tell them, don't play politics with this."
"If they want to indulge in politics, there are other issues and I am ready to take them on in those issues," Shah said.