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Coronavirus

India joins Singapore and Indonesia in rush for vaccinations

New Delhi to deploy shots developed by Oxford-AstraZeneca and Bharat Biotech

A ground staffer at Indira Gandhi International Airport's Cargo Terminal 2, which will be used as a COVID-19 vaccine handling and distribution center, during a media preview in New Delhi on Dec. 22.   © Reuters

NEW DELHI -- India is ready to roll out two COVID-19 vaccines within 10 days of Jan. 3, when its drug regulator gave emergency use approval to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and a homegrown one from Bharat Biotech, the Health Ministry says.

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