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Priority for frontline staff, vulnerable in vaccination plan


NEW DELHI : Frontline corona warriors, including doctors, nurses, healthcare and non-medical workers, besides the vulnerable among the general population, will be prioritized for vaccination, as and when a covid-19 vaccine is available, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, after chairing a high-level meeting to review the planning and preparation for the covid vaccination programme.

Modi said four guiding principles will form the foundation of the national effort. One, vulnerable groups have to be identified and prioritized for early vaccination. Two, “anyone, anywhere", without any domicile-related restrictions, will be eligible for vaccination. Three, vaccination must be affordable and universal, and ...


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