India Launches Effort to Inoculate All Adults Against COVID

Concerns that pricing issues could deepen inequities are only the most recent hitch in India’s sluggish immunization efforts.

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NEW DELHI (AP) — 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 factories and the patience of its 1.4 billion people. The world’s largest maker of vaccines was still short of critical supplies — the result of lagging manufacturing and raw material shortages that delayed the rollout…

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