Priority 45-plus in Maharashtra
The Morning Standard|May 12, 2021
Due to vaccine shortage, first doses meant for younger lot to be given to seniors as second

THE Maharashtra government has decided to prioritise vaccination in favour of those aged above 45 years.

State Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that many persons above 45 years of age are waiting for their second dose. “The state government has decided to give a second dose out of the doses purchased for vaccinating 18 to 45-year-olds. The Centre has not provided adequate vaccines for the second doses meant for above 45-year-old people. So, people from 18-45 may not get the vaccines on time,” Tope said.

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