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The Story Of The World's Largest Covid Vaccine Drive In Numbers

Jan 16, 2021 08:25 PM IST iVideos iVideos

India today launched the world's largest vaccination drive against the Covid-19 pandemic, which has claimed more than 1.3 million lives. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated one of the world's largest vaccination campaigns as part of efforts by the populous nation to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control starting with two locally-manufactured shots. The government had granted approval to two vaccines, Covishield and Covaxin, developed by the Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech, respectively. In the first phase of the drive, 3 crore people will be vaccinated on priority.