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Toronto/Canadian-Media: This week, India reached the incredible milestone of having administered 1 billion COVID-19 vaccinations, Consulate General of India, Toronto office reported.
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In what is the largest vaccination program in the world, India has established more than 313,000 vaccination centers located around the country. On September 17, 2021 India administered a record 25 million vaccinations, the most vaccinations ever administered in one day. To date, over 300 million people have received both doses.
A short note on India’s vaccination saga is given below:
The Incredible saga of India’s one billion vaccinations
India and Canada will continue to work together to promote global vaccination and support efforts of vaccine equity. Part of these efforts include their mutual commitment to the World Health Organization’s COVAX program and the recently announced partnership between Calgary-based Providence Therapeutics and India’s Biological E to develop 30 million doses of the mRNA vaccine.