Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan assures of vaccinating adult population by Dec'21

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan held a press briefing yesterday and amid the fear of the third wave of COVID, Dr Harsh Vardhan assured that the entire adult population in the country will be vaccinated till the end of this year. At a review meet for the COVID crisis in 9 states and UTs, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan stated that between August-December, India will be able to procure as many as 126 Cr vaccine doses and by July 2021, 56 Cr doses are said to be procured. Speculations over administering vaccine doses have created a situation of chaos in the country, but the Health Minister's assurance seems to come as some kind of relief.

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