Centre allows 'vaccine for all', those above 18 to get Covid shots from May 1
In a significant step, the Central government on Monday announced that people above 18 years of age will be eligible to get coronavirus vaccine from May 1. The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with leading doctors from across the country and with top pharma companies on the prevailing COVID-19 situation
PM Modi said that the government has been working hard from over a year to ensure that maximum numbers of Indians are able to get the vaccine in the shortest possible of time.
"India is vaccinating people at world record pace and we will continue this with even greater momentum," he added.