India reportedly running out of vaccines amid Covid surge

Posted by on April 26, 2021 11:45 am
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Government’s plans to ramp up the vaccination programme by the weekend under threat

India is reportedly running out of Covid-19 vaccines just as a virulent second wave continues to devastate the country, threatening the government’s plans to ramp up the vaccination programme by the weekend in an effort to curb the spread of the virus.

From Saturday, everyone in India over the age of 18 will be eligible for a vaccine, a decision made by the government as the virus has brought India’s healthcare system to its knees, with more than 352,000 new cases on Monday and more than 2,800 more deaths.

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