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India’s Vaccines Most Cost Effective, Country Ready For Inoculation: PM



New Delhi:

India is prepared for the vaccine rollout, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated at this time at a gathering with Chief Ministers to debate the Covid-19 state of affairs and the states’ preparedness for the huge innoculation drive that might cowl 30 crore individuals beginning January 16.

“The Centre will bear all the costs for the first phase of vaccination” of well being employees and frontline employees just like the police, civil defence and sanitation employees, PM Modi stated in his tackle.

The authorities has stated that one crore healthcare employees and about two crore frontline employees would be the first to be inoculated. Next would be the flip of the individuals over 50 years and people under 50 who’ve comorbidities together with diabetes, coronary heart illness and different continual well being points. The whole variety of this third group shall be 27 crore.

“If you look at the number of health and frontline workers across all states, it stands at around 3 crore. It has been decided that state governments will not have to bear the expenses of vaccination of these 3 crore people in the first phase. The government of India will bear these expenses,” PM Modi stated.


“India’s vaccines are the most cost effective,” the Prime Minister stated, including, “The experience India has on vaccination will be very useful in vaccination process… We have to follow protocols during the entire process”.

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