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India's gender inequity in Covid-19 vaccinations narrows, shows govt data

Women have received about 47% of the 481 million vaccine doses administered in India, nearly in line with the gender ratio in the country, the data showed

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Coronavirus Vaccine | Vaccination | gender inequality

Reuters  |  New Delhi 



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Visitors wait at a government school in Noida to receive Covid-19 vaccine doses on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. (PTI Photo)

The gender disparity in India's Covid-19 immunisation drive has narrowed, government data showed on Wednesday, as pregnant women are now allowed to get their shots and authorities try to dispel rumours about fertility.

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First Published: Wed, August 04 2021. 11:22 IST

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