India weighs options in debate on who gets first shot of Covid-19 vaccine

As the world races towards the coronavirus vaccine, the larger debate on who gets it first, how and for what price has also gathered pace, especially in the backdrop that unlike many rich countries that have invested and made advance payments for vaccine procurement and its development, no such move has yet been made by the Indian government.  The Indian Council of Medical Research has said that the vaccine should be made available to the health workers first. Health secretary Rajesh Bhushan also said recently that there was already a growing consensus that the frontline health work.....

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