Vax drive in progress
Vax drive in progress
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New Delhi: A parliamentary panel on home affairs has expressed concern that “till now, less than 1% of the Indian population has been vaccinated and at this rate it will take many years to vaccinate the whole population.” The parliamentary standing committee on home affairs, headed by Congress leader Anand Sharma, tabled the report in the Rajya Sabha on Monday.

“The committee also voiced its concern that a large number of people are missing the second dose of the vaccine. The committee believes that it is a very serious issue as the virus is mutating and new variants of Covid-19 are being reported in different parts of the world,” the report said.

The Health Ministry on Tuesday reported that 3.29 crore persons have been thus far vaccinated, including 1 crore senior citizens, in a country of over 130 crore population.

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