Vaccines versus VirusAt a worldwide level, India retained its third position in terms of total doses administered, after the United States (168 million) and China (146 million), according to data portal Our World in Data.
In terms of cumulative doses administered per 100 people, over the past week, India saw an increase from 5 to 6.3. Among major countries, Israel (117) leads the way, followed by UAE (88), Chile (59), UK (55) and US (50).Even as vaccination picks up pace globally, the virus too is showing a resurgence in several parts of the globe, not just in India.
In Brazil, the daily death toll crossed 4,000 for the first time. Governments initiated, or are considering, fresh defensive action.Read more on livemint.com