On The Urban Debate, Tanvi Shukla discusses the recent decision of the Central government of removing the age bar from the vaccination drive in India, in order to boost up the vaccination drive and the fight against COVID in the country. India is now seeing a more potent and deadly wave of the COVID-19 with more than 2 lac cases being recorded daily. Prime Minister Modi earlier today and stated that the Centre held meetings with the pharma manufacturers along with the top doctors from the country and the decision to improve the situation of COVID in the country have been made. While the vaccination drive has been opened to all in the third phase, the thing that needs our most attention is the fact that how the vaccination drive has slowed down in the past couple of months in several states.
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