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While India reaches the great landmark of 100 crore vaccine doses, we still have a long way to go in order to cover our entire population. Analyse.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

3. While India reaches the great landmark of 100 crore vaccine doses, we still have a long way to go in order to cover our entire population. Analyse. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Easy

Reference: Indian ExpressThe Hindu

Why the question:

India reached 100 crore Covid-19 doses, which is the fastest rate of vaccination, not just in India, but possibly anywhere in the world.

Key Demand of the question:

Directive word: 

Analyse – When asked to analyse, you must examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them in a summary.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by stating that India achieved a landmark 59.29 lakh daily doses on an average which is a commendable step in the public health space.

Body:

Mention the need to cover second doses of much of our population and also to cover other age bracket population such as under 18 and kids. Also, mention the need to maintain the momentum of present vaccination drives. Further highlight the role of states in giving impetus to vaccination drives and also mention about the potential of increased export of vaccines by domestic companies once the local vaccinations are fully covered.

Conclusion:

Conclude by stating that given the research statistics of a higher prevention mortality rate of fully vaccinated population, India must continue the positive trajectory of its vaccination targets.