Mysuru, October 3:- The newly appointed Deputy Commissioner of Mysuru district Rohini Sindhuri on Friday called upon Suttur Mutt seer Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji at the premises of JSS Mahavidyapeetha here and sought his blessings.
The DC also held discussions with JSS Hospital doctors and officials with regard to treatment of Covid-19 patients at the hospital in the city.
JSS Hospital is the only institute from Karnataka that was selected for the clinical trial of Covishield, a WHO-approved vaccine developed by Oxford University and British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca.
The Serum Institute of India, which has partnered with Oxford University, supplied the vaccines to JSSAHER for trials, and the volunteers received their first doses as part of the phase 2 human trials in August.(NGB, KS)