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Covid-19 | Government issues guidelines for vaccinating aviation personnel

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The Centre on Thursday issued guidelines for setting up of vaccination camps at airports for aviation personnel.

The guidelines require airport operators to tie-up with State governments or private service providers such as hospitals for setting up COVID-19 vaccination centres. T

The government has also identified certain personnel to be covered on priority, including air traffic controllers,  pilots and cabin crew as well as passenger- facing staff.

The move follows a letter written by Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, last month to State governments requesting them to consider personnel involved in the aviation sector as a priority group under their vaccination programmes.


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