Govt. tracks vaccine wastage in many states

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The top government officials have identified lack of training and planning at vaccination sites of vaccinators in drawing vaccine According to official data, four states and a Union Territory have reported wastage above the national mark of 6.6%, Telangana (1.6%), Andhra Pradesh (11.6%), Uttar Pradesh (9.4%),Karnataka (6.9%) and J&K(6.6%).

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had directed states to examine reasons for the wastage and ensure mechanism where every evening this is being monitored.

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