India, a country with over 1.3 billion people, faced a severe healthcare crisis during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the death toll stood at 400,000 as of July 1, 2021. Amid the fear of an impending third wave, studies suggest that COVID-19 vaccination could be the only way to prevent another disaster. Therefore, the country has taken up the arduous task of mass vaccination. As per data released by the Ministry, as of July 27, 2021, 433 million doses were administered, and 92.8 million people (6.8% of the country’s population) were fully vaccinated.
The government is striving to supply the required numbe …