PM Modi gets emotional while launching World’s largest Covid vaccination drive. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday virtually launched nation-wide covid-19 vaccination drive as the world’s largest vaccination program, covering the entire length and breadth of the country, the drive aims to first inoculate millions of its healthcare and frontline workers and reach an estimated 3 crore people by the end of its first phase.
World’s largest Covid vaccination drive
During his speech, PM Modi turned emotional as he spoke of the disruption the pandemic caused to people’s lives, isolating victims of corona virus and denying the dead traditional last rites.
Start of vaccination does not mean people should stop following the Covid protocols of wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.
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Everyone was waiting for this day with bated breath. Everyone kept asking when will the vaccine come. It’s here and in a short span of time. In some minutes from now, the world’s biggest vaccination drive begin,” the PM said.
This will be the world’s largest vaccination programme covering the entire length and breadth of the country.
According to the government, the shots will be offered first to an estimated one crore healthcare workers, and around two crore frontline workers, and then to persons above 50 years of age, followed by persons younger than 50 years of age with associated comorbidities.