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Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder, and union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya met at Davos.
The total number of Covid vaccine doses administered in India exceeded 192.52 crore till Tuesday 7 am, according to a provisional report.
- Dr. Arun Wadhwa spoke of the importance of getting the kids vaccinated as soon as possible in order to contribute in stopping the pandemic and also saving themselves from the risk of contracting the virus.
The proportion of those not turning up for the booster dose has also been increasing with each passing day. Compared to current 86.1 million or 75% of those eligible, those who missed their third shot numbered 48.3 million or 68% of those eligible on April 10, the first day all adults became eligible for it.
Taking note of the low turnout for Covid-19 booster shots in the national capital, senior officials from Delhi health department said they will conduct a detailed survey to explore the reasons for the depleted numbers at vaccination centres for the third dose and undertake necessary remedial steps
BySoumya Pillai, New Delhi