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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 16th of March called a virtual meeting of CM’s. This meeting aims at discussion on rising Corona-Virus Cases in some states.

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In a press briefing later in the day, Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan shared details that showed that there are five states where the vaccine wastage percentage is more than the national average. The graph shows below given states are wasting most of the vaccines.

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Rajesh Bhushan says that “Vaccines are invaluable commodities. They are public health goods and therefore vaccines have to be optimally utilized. Vaccine wastage has to be drastically reduced. Any reduction in wastage means that you end up inoculating more people and therefore the chances of disrupting the chain of infection grow that much more.”
Source: Zee News & TOI
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