The vaccination per million population (10 lakh) in tribal districts is 1,73,875, which is higher than the national average of 1,68,951.
So far, the government of India has provided 26,69,14,930 vaccine doses to the states and UTs through the free of cost channel and direct state procurement.
'This evidence of the effectiveness of two doses against variants shows just how crucial it is to get your second jab,' said UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock.
The company said, as directed by the Government of India, less than 10 per cent of the total production of Covaxin to date has been supplied to private hospitals.
The AEFI committee's report stated that the 68-year-old died on March 8, 2021, due to anaphylaxis after being vaccinated.
Vaccines were being developed even 10 to 20 years ago when SARS, MERS were common, said renowned immunologist Dr Satyajit Rath
About 260 healthcare workers, who were vaccinated between January 16 and February 5, participated in the study, which has been published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.
The letter said State governments should designate a competent authority in each district to grant permission in such cases.
More than 25 lakh party workers took part in the ‘Seva hi Sanghatan’ programme across the state.
The facilities fear even if they start inoculation drives, people may not turn up because the vaccines are free at govt hospitals.
The 23 SIMI men are not ready to take the jabs, either citing religious reasons or else owing to some myths about safety of vaccines.
If you do not get vaccinated, then this disease (coronavirus) will stay and anyone can get affected by it and become a 'superspreader', Rawat said.
Scientists and health officials have called for a delay in lifting all social distance norms in order to allow the vaccination programme to gain further ground
Shiva Prakash told his family members that he was not interested in the vaccine due to personal reasons.
The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has reached 25,87,13,321, according to a provisional report compiled at 7 pm.