Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Free COVID vaccines for all Indian adults as Modi hails yoga 'shield'

India opened up free vaccinations to all adults in an attempt to bolster its inoculation drive on Monday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off a muted International Yoga Day hailing the practice's "protective" properties ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine inequality in India sends many falling through gaps

As the coronavirus tears through India, night watchman Sagar Kumar thinks constantly about getting vaccines for himself and his family of five amid critical shortages of shots in the country. But even if he knew how to get ...

Medical economics

Study explores how private equity acquisitions impact hospitals

Private equity investment in hospitals has grown substantially in the 21st century, and it accelerated in the years leading up the COVID-19 pandemic. Now a new study of short-term acute care hospitals acquired by private ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India launches effort to inoculate all adults against COVID

In hopes of taming a monstrous spike in COVID-19 infections, India opened vaccinations to all adults Saturday, launching a huge inoculation effort that was sure to tax the limits of the federal government, the country's vaccine ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India expands faltering vaccine drive as new cases soar

India's devastating COVID-19 surge further accelerated on Saturday with more than 400,000 new cases in 24 hours, as vaccinations opened to all adults despite shortages of shots.


Shortages, confusion in India's vaccination drive

India's mammoth push to beat its raging COVID surge with vaccinations looks troubled, with its vast inoculation programme plagued by shortages, confusion and political squabbles.

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