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India to provide free vaccines to all in major policy shift

India's federal government will provide free coronavirus shots to any adult starting later this month and take back control of the country's vaccination drive, marred by delays and shortages, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

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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 ...

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As cases grow, India's vaccination campaign falters

Since India opened vaccinations to all adults this month, hoping to tame a disastrous coronavirus surge sweeping across the country, the pace of administering the shots has dropped with states saying they only have limited ...

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Smart surveillance tech dents malaria in Indian city

New cases of malaria decreased by 83 percent in the southern Indian city of Mangaluru five years after the implementation of a digitized smart surveillance system, reports a study published this month in Malaria Journal.

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As post-holiday infections surge, Lebanon gears for lockdown

Lebanon is gearing up for a new nationwide lockdown, as officials vowed Monday to take stricter measures against the coronavirus following the holiday season, which saw a large increase in infections and caused jitters in ...

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