WhatsApp has announced a new sticker pack called Vaccines for all the users to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The new stickers pack has been launched in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO).
The new Sticker pack will allow people to express their emotions regarding the vaccine and it brings 23 distinct stickers.
WhatsApp has also partnered with more than 150 national, state, and local governments, as well as organization’s including the WHO and UNICEF to offer verified information on COVID-19.
“As COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out across the world, the new sticker pack aims to encourage vaccine uptake and represents hope,” Andy Pattison, Team Lead, Digital Channels, WHO said in a press statement.
The feature has started offering vaccine information and registration and it is available for download on both Android and iOS.
Users can search for the stickers by going to the sticker store in the WhatsApp app. In India, WhatsApp has partnered with MyGov to provide information related to COVID-19 though a chatbot.
WhatsApp also said that the governments in countries including India, Argentina, Brazil, Indonesia, and South Africa have started using these helplines to connect citizens to accurate COVID-19 vaccine information and registration.
Steps to get the new sticker pack:-
Open WhatsApp on your Android or iOS device
For Android Users, tap on the emoji icon and select the stickers option. Following this, tap on the ‘+’ icon that’s located on the top right corner of the screen, download the new sticker pack, and it’s done.
For iOS Users, tap on the sticker icon next to the type box. Select the “+” icon, following which you will see the “Vaccines for All” pack, download the new sticker pack, and it’s done.
Once done, Users can easily start sending them to people by selecting the chat > tapping on the sticker icon.
WhatsApp has also suggested that it won’t charge a fee on WhatsApp Business API to help people communicate about vaccines with ease.