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India's Vaccinators


India’s Vaccinators, Gujarat: ‘We have gone through a grind, now it feels we are winning’

October 23, 2021 8:54 pm

Chhota Udepur has so far seen 77.53 per cent of first dose vaccinations and 97.75 per cent second doses. Of these, the district has administered first doses to 6.35 lakh population over 18 years of age out of a target of 8.19 lakhs.

India’s Vaccinators, Jammu: ‘I even had to wade through swollen nullahs’

October 21, 2021 10:22 pm

Sanukot village in Jammu's Rajouri district is situated on rugged hilly terrain over a vast area far from motorable roads, forcing Jameela to trek for nearly 6-7 hours.

100 crore jabs: An Indian achievement

October 21, 2021 9:38 pm

The vaccination success story is just a trailer of what our collective Amrit Prayaas can achieve.

India’s Vaccinators, Kashmir: ‘The younger age group was the toughest to convince’

October 21, 2021 8:55 pm

“With the amount of misinformation on Covid-19 online, the generation that consumes this media was the toughest to convince,” Ishfaq Shabir said.

India’s Vaccinators, Karnataka: ‘Some of them ran away into forests after seeing us’

October 21, 2021 9:01 pm

A drive through the dense forests of Karnataka’s Kodagu district and a long walk through the slushy terrain thereafter to reach scattered tribal settlements in Virajpet taluk has been a challenging act for Medical Officer Dr Shivappa S Gotyal and his team.

India’s Vaccinators, Chhattisgarh: 'Convincing the villagers to get the shot was an uphill battle'

October 21, 2021 8:15 pm

Reeta Fulmadri who is responsible for vaccination in six villages that fall under the Lingagiri sub-center in Usoor tehsil had to cross more than geographical barriers of hills and nullahs to vaccinate more than 5,000 people.

India's Vaccinators, Telangana: 'I tell them I am moving around freely as I am fully vaccinated' 

October 21, 2021 6:55 pm

Vaccination is a unique challenge in Shadnagar, a well-developed urban area, because only a few residents step out to get inoculated.

India's Vaccinators, Arunachal: 'Impossible for people to come to us in such terrains, we go to them'

October 21, 2021 12:46 pm

The team, dressed in raincoats and gumboots, had to navigate a terrain which was extremely inhospitable: slippery, muddy and steep.

India's Vaccinators, Assam: 'We talk to them for hours, tell them we have taken it too'

October 21, 2021 6:48 pm

Added to vaccine hesitancy in Assam’s remote areas is the lack of mobile network, which delays registration on CoWin portal.

India's Vaccinators, Punjab: 'We were never rude, just polite'

October 21, 2021 6:54 pm

As India celebrates its 100 crore doses, Hoshiarpur district has attained 82.4 per cent first-dose coverage of its estimated eligible population — higher than Punjab's average of 75 per cent.