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India Coronavirus Dispatch: Poll booths, wedding halls part of vaccine plan

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As the country inches closer to the vaccine roll-out, the authorities are mulling over sites where people can receive the inoculation.

Bharath Manjesh New Delhi
Polling booths, wedding halls part of vaccine plan

As the country inches closer to the vaccine roll-out, the authorities are mulling over sites where people can receive the inoculation. 

India’s health administrators are evaluating several options including polling booths and wedding halls. They will need many options owing to the ambitious the aim of immunising 300 million Indians by the middle of 2021. Private hospitals will also be used for inoculation. The government plans to tightly control the entire process, from storage and transportation of the vaccine to the way it is administered, the writer says. Read more here

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First Published: Dec 15 2020 | 3:21 PM IST

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