A health worker gives a hotel employee a dose of the Covishield vaccine in Kolkata on Monday. Photo: AFP A health worker gives a hotel employee a dose of the Covishield vaccine in Kolkata on Monday. Photo: AFP
A health worker gives a hotel employee a dose of the Covishield vaccine in Kolkata on Monday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: India will provide free vaccines in major policy shift; South Korea accelerates inoculation

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has faced pressure over delays and shortages, with fewer than 5 per cent of the country’s population fully vaccinated
  • Meanwhile, South Korea injected 857,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses on Monday, setting a daily record in its inoculation drive

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker gives a hotel employee a dose of the Covishield vaccine in Kolkata on Monday. Photo: AFP A health worker gives a hotel employee a dose of the Covishield vaccine in Kolkata on Monday. Photo: AFP
A health worker gives a hotel employee a dose of the Covishield vaccine in Kolkata on Monday. Photo: AFP
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