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The Great Vaccine Hack: Race to Book Slots Turns Into Techathon With Bots And Codes

News18 | 09/05/2021 04:42 PM | Click to read full article

The vaccination slot booking is now turned into 'techathon' with many coders designing a system to receive slot availability alerts and some even automatically booking the slots.

Once the slots are available, the scripts log in to the CoWin website. The scripts are automated to input the mobile number, and check and validate the OTP generated and schedule a slot. Some bots send alerts via SMS, telegram, Whatsapp and mail.