january 2021

India starts vaccinating its 1.3 billion people against COVID | DW News

India’s COVID-19 vaccination program is getting underway. The country aims to inoculate one-quarter of its 1.3 billion people against the coronavirus by July. Two vaccines – both made in India – have been approved for emergency use. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said healthcare and other frontline workers will be among the first to get the shot. India has recorded over 10 million cases of the virus, the second-highest number in the world, after the United States.