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WhatsApp Launches New Vaccine for All Sticker Pack for Spreading COVID-19 Vaccine Consciousness

Fb-owned on the spot messaging platform WhatsApp has launched a model new sticker pack referred to as Vaccines for All as a part of the company’s efforts in route of spreading consciousness regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and current its appreciation for healthcare workers everywhere in the world. The model new sticker pack from WhatsAp was developed in collaboration with the World Well being Organisation (WHO). WhatsApp has moreover partnered with larger than 150 nationwide, state, and native governments, along with organisations along with the WHO and UNICEF to provide verified data on COVID-19. The COVID-19 helplines created on WhatsApp have moreover started offering vaccine data and registration. The model new Vaccine for All sticker pack brings 23 distinct stickers to WhatsApp, designed in partnership with the WHO. It is on the market for acquire on every Android and iOS and is geared towards letting people “categorical the enjoyment, assist, and hope they actually really feel regarding the prospects the COVID-19 vaccines present.”

““As COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out internationally, the model new sticker pack objectives to encourage vaccine uptake and represents hope,” acknowledged Andy Pattison, Crew Lead for Digital Channels at WHO was quoted as saying in a press launch. Aside from the stickers, WhatsApp has moreover added COVID-19 helplines from quite a few governments and organisations similar to the WHO, UNICEF, and additional as a result of the start of the pandemic. WhatsApp moreover acknowledged that the governments in worldwide places along with India, Argentina, Brazil, Indonesia, and South Africa have started using these helplines to connect residents to appropriate COVID-19 vaccine data and registration. In Indonesia, WhatsApp acknowledged that about 5,00,000 healthcare workers registered for the vaccine by the helpline service throughout the first 5 days.

In India, WhatsApp has partnered with MyGov to provide data related to COVID-19 though a chatbot. The chatbot, referred to as MyGov Corona Helpdesk accommodates particulars on COVID-19 vaccines and has surpassed the mark of 30 million clients.