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Second Covid-19 wave: Primary health centres see a rush for vaccine

On ground, manpower concern as drive expands to rural, semi-urban areas

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Coronavirus | Coronavirus Vaccine | Primary health care

Sohini Das Virendra Singh Rawat & T E Narasimhan  |  Nashik/Lucknow/Chennai 



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An elderly gets vaccinated at the Bakshi Ka Talab community health centre

It’s around 11 am on a Wednesday. A health worker is busy handing out tokens to villagers who have gathered around him at the Padgha primary health centre (PHC) off the Nashik highway in Maharashtra. Some 30-35 people are waiting in the central hallway. They are all here for a Covid vaccine shot.

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First Published: Thu, March 25 2021. 23:52 IST

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