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NEWS IMPULSE – ELECTRONIC VACCINE INTELLIGENCE NETWORK (eVIN) | 21 SEPTEMBER

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<p style=”margin-bottom: 13px; text-align: center;”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><b><span style=”font-size:12.0pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>Source &ndash; The Hindu</span></span></span></span></span></b></span></span></span></p>

<p style=”margin-bottom: 13px; text-align: center;”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><b><span style=”font-size:12.0pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>GS Paper- 3</span></span></span></span></span></b></span></span></span></p>

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<p style=”text-align:justify”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:normal”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><b><span style=”font-size:12.0pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>Context</span></span></span></span></b><span style=”font-size:12.0pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”> – </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-size:12.0pt”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) system to track COVID-19 vaccine delivery in India</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

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<p style=”text-align:justify”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:normal”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><b><span style=”font-size:12.0pt”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>About </span></span></span></b></span></span></span></span></p>

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<li style=”text-align:justify; margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:normal”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”font-size:12.0pt”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>The Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) system, which provides real-time information on vaccine stocks and storage temperatures across all cold chain points in the country, is being enhanced to address the needs for distribution and tracking of COVID-19 vaccine, whenever it becomes available</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
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<li style=”text-align:justify; margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:normal”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”font-size:12.0pt”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>A national expert group on COVID-19 vaccine has been constituted to guide the government on prioritization of population groups for vaccination, selection of vaccine candidates, delivery mechanism of the vaccine, cold chain and associated infrastructure for roll-out of COVID-19 vaccination, etc.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
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