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India embarks on world's largest COVID vaccination drive

Modi plans to inoculate 300m with Oxford-AstraZeneca and Bharat Biotech vaccines

A temporary vaccination center on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. India's goal is to vaccinate 300 million people by "July-August," health minister Harsh Vardhan says.   © Reuters

NEW DELHI -- India is set to launch an ambitious vaccination drive on Saturday, one that will cover about 300 million of the nation's 1.3 billion people in the next few months.

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