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Centre asks 5 states to expedite Covid vaccination of healthcare workers

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 23 February 2021 ()
The Union health ministry on Tuesday asked Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and Chhattisgarh to expedite the vaccination of healthcare and frontline workers so as to confer immunity in the shortest possible time-frame in the wake of a rising trend of Covid-19 cases and positively rate in some districts.
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