Modi Dispels Vax Hesitancy, Pain Point Is Enrolling
The Morning Standard|March 02, 2021
Software glitches make registration difficult on Day 1 of second round of vaccination, 1.47 lakh beneficiaries managed to take the jab despite hiccups across the country
Sumi Sukanya Dutta

THE first day of Covid-19 vaccination for senior citizens and people above 45 with co-morbidities saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi becoming the first beneficiary but was marred with reports of technical glitches in the technological platform driving the initiative.

“Took my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS. Remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19,” Modi tweeted. “I appeal to all those who are eligible to take the vaccine. Together, let us make India COVID-19 free!”

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