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Dr VK Paul, member of NITI Aayog has made this claim.
India has overtaken America in the matter of applying the first dose of the Karena vaccine. NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr VK Paul gave this information on Friday. Paul said- ‘At least 17.2 crore people have already taken the first dose of the vaccine in India.
We have overtaken the US in terms of the number of people who received the first dose of the vaccine in our country. However, the country needs more time to achieve higher vaccination rates. However, the data available on the web portal ourworldindata.org/covid-vaccinations till Friday evening says something else. According to them, 29.77 crore doses of vaccine have been given to the people in America so far. While a total of 21.83 doses have been given in India. In this way India is second in the world in terms of vaccination.
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