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Govt asks states to take penal action for vaccine-related rumour mongering

Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, in a letter to chief secretaries of all states and union territories, has asked for an appropriate mechanism to be put in place to check the spread of ill-informed rumours

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Coronavirus Vaccine | Ministry of Home Affairs | Rumour Mongering

Ruchika Chitravanshi  |  New Delhi 



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States including Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, have administered the jab to more than 100,000 people each

As India comes close to vaccinating almost two million health workers within 10 days of the vaccination drive, states have been asked to take penal action against any person or organisation who indulges in vaccine-related .

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First Published: Mon, January 25 2021. 22:10 IST

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