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‘We Have Enough Resources To Provide A Vaccine To Every Citizen’

Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan talks about the preparedness of the government’s vaccination programme and expresses confidence that all Indians shall get a COVID-19 vaccine.

‘We Have Enough Resources To Provide A Vaccine To Every Citizen’

In an interview with Outlook, Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan talks about the preparedness of the government’s vaccination programme—to be put to a stern test once a Covid vaccine is available. Emphasising that the government has been putting together all the disparate deta­ils of this humongous planning and logistical exercise at breakneck speed, he expresses confidence that all Indians shall get a COVID-19 vaccine.

India runs one of the world’s biggest universal immunisation programmes. Yet, by comparison, the COVID-19 vaccination eff­ort will be more gigantic. What are the questions the government is considering right now? At what stage are the preparations?

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