Covid-19: Vaccine drive underway in India amid transparency concerns

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With India hoping to vaccinate 300 million people against Covid-19 by August, the challenges are more than just logistics. Many are worried about transparency. Critics say one of the vaccines that was granted emergency approval was rushed out despite a lack of data. Our correspondents Diya Gupta and Thomas Denis report from New Delhi.

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