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India gears up to launch world's largest vaccination campaign


Bangalore/Mumbai/Dharamsala/New Delhi, Jan 15 (EFE/EPA).- India will begin on Saturday the world's largest inoculation drive to offer Covid-19 vaccine shots to 1.35 billion people in a campaign beset with logistic challenges, a fragile healthcare system, and skepticism over a homegrown immunogen.The pandemic tested the Indian authorities from the outset when on Mar.25 it imposed the largest confinement of people in history. (Camera: JAGADEESH NV/DIVYAKANT SOLANKI/SANJAY BAID/RAJAT GUPTA).SHOT LIST: PREPARATIONS AHEAD OF COVID-19 VACCINE ROLLOUT, IN BANGALORE, MUMBAI, DHARAMSALA, AND NEW DELHI, INDIA.

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