India to start COVID-19 vaccination drive from January 16

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Sat, 2021-01-09 12:12

NEW DELHI: India will start its COVID-19 vaccination drive from Jan. 16 with priority given to about 30 million health care and frontline workers, a government statement said on Saturday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the preparedness for COVID-19 vaccination program on Saturday, it said. India hopes to inoculate 300 million of its 1.35 billion people free of charge in the first six to eight months of this year.

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