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COVID-19 vaccination: All above 18 eligible for vaccine from May 1, says Centre

CNBC TV18 | 20/04/2021 07:42 AM | Click to read full article

The Central government on Monday announced liberalised and accelerated Phase 3 strategy of COVID-19 vaccination from May 1. As per the strategy, everyone above the age of 18 will be eligible to get a vaccine from May 1.

The vaccine manufacturers would supply 50 per cent of their monthly Central Drugs Laboratory (CDL) released doses to the Central government and would be free to supply the remaining 50 percent doses to state governments and in the open market.