The initially controversial strategy has now been vindicated by scientific studies, allowing supplies to be more widely distributed and boosting their protective power.
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Some fear territories that prioritized safety early in the pandemic may be left behind by rivals with higher caseloads that have boosted vaccine uptake.
The coronavirus wave that plunged India into the world’s biggest health crisis has the potential to worsen.
The debate has been complicated by Modi’s move last year to impose a nationwide lockdown without warning, spurring a humanitarian crisis as migrant workers fled on foot to rural areas.
The moves may delay protection for the region amid concerns that the shot could trigger a rare and potentially deadly blood clotting condition.
While those involved in the games will be somewhat isolated from the Japanese public, Tokyo has ruled out using two core tenets of containment: quarantines and vaccinations.
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