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Covid vaccines for those above 60 and over 45 with comorbidities from March 1: Government

NEW DELHI, February 24: The government on Wednesday announced that people above the age of 60 and those over 45 with comorbidities will be able to receive Covid-19 vaccines from March 1. Speaking at a media briefing, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said that the vaccinations will be free of cost at around 10,000 government centres spread across the country.Vaccines will also be provided at 20,000 private centres but people will have to pay to get inoculated, he added."The amount they (beneficiaries) would need to pay will be decided by the...
World

Hamas condemns Israel over blocking Covid vaccines to Gaza

Gaza City, February 16: Hamas on Tuesday blasted Israel's refusal to allow some 2,000 coronavirus vaccine doses destined for Gaza health workers through its blockade of the territory as a "violation" of international law. The Palestinian Authority, based in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, had planned to send the Russian Sputnik V doses through Israel to Gaza, a separate territory run by Islamist movement Hamas.But on Monday evening, the PA health ministry said Israel had blocked the delivery.Israel's move marked "a real crime and a violation of all international laws and...
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