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India starts world's largest COVID-19 vaccination drive

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

NEW DELHI - India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway.
India is home to the world's largest vaccine makers and has one of the biggest immunization programs. But there is no playbook for the enormity of the current challenge.
Indian authorities hope to give shots to 300 million people, roughly the population of the U.S and several times more than its existing program, which targets 26 million infants. The recipients include 30 million...
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India has begun the world's largest vaccination drive, as it gears up to carry out 300,000 inoculations a day

India has begun the world's largest vaccination drive, as it gears up to carry out 300,000 inoculations a day

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement India on Saturday began what is expected to be the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination drive, with a goal of about 300,000 people a day.
The country set up more 3,000 vaccine stations, aiming to inoculate 100 people per day at each, according to local reports.
About 165,714 people were vaccinated by Saturday evening, according to The Associated Press. A few hours later, the total climbed to about 191,181, according to The Times of India .
Many of those vaccinated Saturday were frontline healthcare workers, according to The Hindu .
"This is a day of pride, a...
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