Vaccination

New Delhi: Vaccination has been widened to everyone above 18 in next stage beginning May 1, the government announced today...

Covid-19 pandemic has presented us with a prospect to reinforce our position as a global leader. Our endeavour to bring "much-needed supply" of vaccines to the world market, along with other medical supplies such as ventilators, PPE kits, diagnostics, and medicines, have been duly applauded globally, says Capital India Corp chairman SK Narvar.

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As the Covid-19 numbers spiral out of control, a range of global experts speak on the current situation in India, means to contain it and also the need to ramp up vaccination.

Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state due to Covid-19. On Friday, the state of Maharashtra recorded 58,993 new COVID-19 cases, 45,391 recoveries, and 301 deaths.

There is a need to work on war footing again to fight COVID19. Despite all the challenges, we have a better experience, resources & a vaccine, says PM Modi.

"Got my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS today. Vaccination is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus. If you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot soon," tweeted PM Modi.

He said that Plasma is available at Lok Nayak hospital adding that the hospital is starting a new programme in coordination with CRPF and Delhi Police where "more people can donate plasma and save lives."

As per the unverified Twitter handle of Pashtun Media, "Pak has not a penny for buying vaccines for its poor population but some USD 2 million for VVIP air craft."

As on day-80 of the vaccination drive (5th April, 2021), 43,00,966 vaccine doses were given. Out of which, 39,00,505 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 48,095 sessions for 1st dose and 4,00,461 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.