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July 9, 2021 0


By S Harachand

Towards the end of May, as the daily case numbers of the devastating second wave of COVID-19 started to fall, Prakash Javdekar, the union minister for information and broadcasting, came out with an announcement: 108 crore Indians will be vaccinated by the end of the year 2021.

July 9, 2021 0

Women falling behind?


Recently, addressing a press conference on the “historic milestone” of administering 88.09 lakh vaccine doses in a single day, India’s health secretary Rajesh Bhushan said: “Of the total doses administered, women comprised 46.35% of those vaccinated, men 53.63%, while others comprised 0.02%”.