India set for huge vaccine drive as global virus deaths top 2 million

New Delhi (AFP) – India was set to begin one of the world’s largest coronavirus vaccination drives Saturday as the pandemic spread at a record pace and global Covid-19 deaths surged past two million. The World Health Organization has called for accelerating vaccine rollouts worldwide as well as ramping up efforts to study the sequencing of the virus, which has infected more than 93 million people globally since it was first detected in China in late 2019. India, home to 1.3 billion people, has the world’s second-largest caseload, and the government has given approvals to two vaccines — though…

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