How soon will more vaccines come to the Indian market?
The government’s decisions are welcome – but it could be several months before vaccine supplies actually improve
April 20, 2021 / 08:27 AM IST
The government seems to have finally woken up to what is needed urgently to tackle the second wave of COVID that is battering the country. It has allowed vaccination for everyone over 18 years of age from May 1, loosened its tight controls and allowed states to procure vaccines directly. Local authorities also now have the flexibility to carry out the vaccination programme in the way that works best for them. Beyond that, the union government has also approved...