India's Covid-19 vaccination plan may match tried and tested election drill

Polling day-like arrangements for vaccine shots, celebration of Immunisation Days to enthuse people from small towns and villages to get vaccinated, and bank guarantees to companies that will supply vaccines — these are some of the steps being finalised by the government as part of its vaccine strategy against Covid.  The modus operandi for immunising the country’s 1.35 billion population in stages has been thrashed out in more than one meeting among top government officials in the health ministry and the Prime Minister’s Office. It has been decided that the best w.....

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