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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, said that India would run the world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccination programme.
Modi said the same while virtually laying the foundation of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rajkot, Gujarat.
Speaking on the importance of health, he said, “Swasth hi, sampada hai; I salute the healthcare workers and frontline workers, who sacrificed their lives in saving others. It was only possible because of our strength and unity that we got through the last few months.”
Stating India’s progress on COVID-19, Modi said, “From 130 crore, only one crore people were infected by the disease. India is doing far better than the rest of the world. Contraction curve has also been decreasing since the last month.”