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Covid-19 Vaccine Matters: Centre orders more jabs as experts warn of third wave

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In what has been its largest procurement, India has ordered 66 crore vaccine doses for August-December as state authorities and health experts warned that shortages could leave millions vulnerable if coronavirus infections surge again. The central government aims to inoculate all of the country’s estimated 95 crore adults by December, a target health experts have said is ambitious as only 8 per cent of that number is currently vaccinated with the mandatory two doses.