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Coronavirus

India gears up for massive vaccine distribution drive

COVID warriors among first in line to receive shots targeting 300 million people

A health care worker administers Covaxin, an Indian government-backed experimental COVID-19 vaccine, during trials in the country on Nov. 26.   © Reuters

NEW DELHI -- With all eyes on its efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, India -- the world's second worst-hit country with over 9.8 million cases -- is readying a huge vaccination drive, aiming to inoculate around 300 million people by August 2021.

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