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VIRUS-VACCINE-STUDY - Over 42 lakh deaths in India prevented by Covid vaccines in 2021: Lancet study

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London, Jun 24 (PTI) COVID-19 vaccines prevented over 42 lakh potential deaths in India in 2021, said a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, which based its findings on estimates of "excess" mortalities in the country during the pandemic.
Globally, the mathematical modelling study found that COVID-19 vaccines reduced the potential death toll during the pandemic by nearly 20 million (1 million = 10 lakhs) or more than half in the year following their implementation.
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