ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Politics and Economics of Vaccine Policy

India’s COVID-19 vaccine policy betrays a lack of vision and social responsibility.

 

R Ramakumar writes:

Mass vaccination of the Indian population is critical to slow down the spread of Covid-19 infections and reduce case fatality rates. However, poor and faulty planning has led to an acute shortage of vaccines. Liberalisation of Indias vaccine market has allowed private capital to earn superprofits even as an economic crisis is building up and unemployment is rising.

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Published On : 20th Jan, 2024

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