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Covid: Medical experts to study the real-world effectiveness of Covishield and Covaxin -GS Mudur

-The Telegraph Researchers will document the vaccination status of infected patients admitted with severe disease at 11 sites across the country Medical researchers have launched India’s first study to measure the real-world effectiveness of Covishield and Covaxin by documenting the vaccination status of Covid-19 patients admitted with severe disease at 11 sites across the country. The study by the National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE), Chennai, a unit of the Indian Council of Medical...

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Digital divide: More jabs administered in urban districts than in rural areas -Abhishek Jha and Deeksha Bhardwaj

-Hindustan Times District wise data provided on the Co-WIN website, analysed by Hindustan Times, shows that doses administered in urban districts were nearly 1.7 times those in rural districts as on May 13. The Covid-19 Vaccination drive, which was opened to all adults from May 1, has managed to cover significantly more ground in urban districts in India, data analysed from the Co-WIN dashboard shows, strengthening criticism that the digital-only process could...

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Without internet and smartphones, vaccination inaccessible in rural UP as Covid cases go north -Preeti Choudhry In the rural areas of Uttar Pradesh, most people do not have smartphones or proper access to the internet. The mandatory online registration for Covid-19 Vaccination has made inoculation inaccessible for this belt. India’s vaccination policy mandates that all in the age group of 18 to 44 register themselves in advance using the CoWIN website, Aarogya Setu app or Umang app in order to get vaccinated against Covid-19. No walk-in vaccinations...

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Digital divide curbs vaccine access in rural Telangana -Ravi Reddy and R Avadhani

-The Hindu Savvy urban residents book slots in rural PHCs while villagers sans smart phones are unable to register The government-mandated online registration process for Covid-19 Vaccination has starkly exposed the digital divide in Telangana, with the Internet savvy urban population cornering access while the poorer, less aware rural people are left out as the second phase is rolled out. Unable to find online slot in the Twin Cities, several urban residents are...

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Free shots for all: This must be India’s vaccination strategy -Jean Dreze

-The Indian Express It is bad enough that we depend on just two suppliers. What is baffling is that the government has now allowed them to set their own prices. At a time when fair and speedy Covid-19 Vaccination is of the essence, the Indian government has done a great job of putting us at the mercy of vaccine manufacturers. It is bad enough that we depend, as of now, on just...

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