Global Covid-19 Vaccination Plan Current Affairs, GK & News

India to submit National vaccination plan and targets to WHO

India is set to submit its covid-19 vaccination plan and targets to the World Health Organization (WHO). Highlights India will submit an updated national vaccination trajectory and plans that defines the dose requirements for guiding investment. Guiding investments are required to manufacture the vaccines and their distribution by the government. Financial and programme resource details will ..

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Uneven vaccination in India’s most populous districts

India’s most populous districts are witnessing uneven vaccination coverage over the past months. This raise concerns over resurgence in covid-19 cases in some of the districts. Highlights 30 most populous districts in India, that account for one sixth of India’s population, have recorded a drop in number of active covid cases. Cases have almost reduced ..

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Vaccine Prices capped for Private Hospitals

Union Health Ministry has capped the price for administration of Covid-19 vaccines in private hospitals. Key Points Maximum price for Covaxin was fixed at Rs 1,400. Covishield will cost Rs 780 per dose, while Sputnik V vaccine will cost Rs 1,145 per dose. Strict action will be taken against private vaccination centres for overcharging. Apart ..

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Weyan: 1st Village to Vaccinate 100% Adult Population

Weyan, a remote village in Bandipora district of Jammu & Kashmir became India’s first village to vaccinate all its adult population against COVID-19. Highlights This successful vaccination drive in village was the result of healthcare workers. Village, located 28 kilometres away from Bandipora district, has an adult population of 362. In village, distance of 18 kilometres ..

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IMF Proposes USD 50 Billion Global Vaccination Plan

The IMF (International Monetary Fund) proposed a USD 50 billion global vaccination plan which will cover about 40 percent of global population by the end of 2021. It also seeks to cover at least 60 percent of the population by first half of 2022. Key Points This plan was proposed on the line of work ..

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