India’s Vaccination Drive World’s Fastest: 1 Million Inoculated In 6 Days Against 18 Days In UK and 10 Days In US 

India’s Vaccination Drive World’s Fastest: 1 Million Inoculated In 6 Days Against 18 Days In UK and 10 Days In US India’s vaccination drive began on 16 January (representative image) (Twitter/Ministry of Railways)

India has managed to inoculate 16 lakh persons within one week with anti-coronavirus shots. With this, India’s anti-COVID-19 vaccination drive has become the world’s fastest, reports Livemint.

India managed to vaccinate around 10 lakh people in six days. The United Kingdom took 18 days and United States took 10 days to reach the same mark.

According to the health ministry, 27,920 sessions have been conducted since 16 January, when the mass inoculation drive was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a span of 24 hours, close to 2 lakh people have been vaccinated in 3,512 sessions.