Speed up vaccination

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday that India was “in the end game of the Covid-19 pandemic”. The minister was probably referring to the roll-out of the vaccination programme, the second stage of which is going on and which targets those above 60 alongside those over 45 but with co-morbidities. The minister claimed that India’s vaccination rate was now running at 1.5 million shots a day. While not taking away anything from the government’s achievement of getting reliable vaccines out and organising a nation-wide programme, the fact is that this is not fa.....

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