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More than 42 lakh lives saved due to anti-covid-19 vaccines

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In India, more than 42 lakh lives were saved due to anti-Covid-19 vaccines. This information has been given in a study published in the journal The Lancet Infectious Disease.

With the joint effort of Government of India and Indian Medical Research corona pandemic During this, the people of the country have been saved from getting infected. Corona in India (corona cases in indiaAppropriate efforts were also made for the treatment of people infected with Corona epidemic in the country last year (corona pandemic ) had caused terrible destruction by three consecutive waves. But Indian medical research has saved many people from infection with the help of successful use of anti-Covid-19 vaccines. In India, more than 42 lakh lives were saved due to anti-Covid-19 vaccines.

According to the report of a study published in the journal ‘The Lancet Infection Disease’, more than 42 lakh lives have been saved in India with anti-Kovid-19 vaccines. The report also said that if the target of giving booster doses to 40 percent of the country had been met, then more than five lakh more lives could have been saved. This information has been given in a study published in the journal The Lancet Infectious Disease. Two crore lives were saved.

Death toll rises due to non-fulfillment of vaccination target

Researchers said that in the first year of the vaccination campaign, about 1.98 crore people had saved their lives. This estimate is based on death figures in 185 countries and territories. According to the study, if the World Health Organization’s target of vaccinating about 40 percent of the population of each country by the end of 2021 was met, 5,99,300 more lives could have been saved. The study is based on the number of people saved with the help of vaccines between December 8, 2020 and December 8, 2021.

Researcher informed PTI

Leading author of the study Oliver Watson of Imperial College London, UK, told PTI that in India, about 42,10,000 lives were saved during this period. This is our estimate, under this estimate the number could be between 36,65,000-43,70,000. He said the figures for India are based on estimates that 51,60,000 (48,24,000-56,29,000) people could have died in the country during the global pandemic, the official figure for the number of deaths recorded so far. is 10 times of 24,941.

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According to The Economist’s estimate, by the beginning of May 2021, Kovid-19 killed 2.3 million people in India, while the official figure was around 2,00,000. At the same time, the World Health Organization had also recently estimated the death of 47 lakh people due to infection in India, although the Indian government has completely rejected this figure.

, ‘Vaccine saved 42 lakh lives during global pandemic in India’, Lancet study made a big claim

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