Pandemic lessons from India: inappropriate prioritisation for vaccination

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, Nidheesh Manee Kandiyil, Martin McKee, Arokiasamy Perianayagam, Sridhar Venkatapuram, Soumitra Pathare, Aravinda Meera Guntupali, Ramesh Kumar K, Soumitra Ghosh

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Abstract

We welcome Reddy’s editorial on covid-19 in India,1 but want to emphasise one further issue: how India’s national government has inappropriately prioritised people for covid-19 vaccination.In January 2021, India’s vaccination programme began with health professionals and “frontline workers.” In March, it was extended to people aged 60 or over and those aged 45 or over with comorbidities, and in April to anyone aged 45 or over. From 1 May, vaccine entitlement was extended to all people aged 18 or over, although people …
Original languageEnglish
Article numbern1464
Number of pages1
JournalBMJ
Volume373
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Jun 2021

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