Centre’s vaccine policy prima facie arbitrary, irrational: Supreme Court3 min read . Updated: 03 Jun 2021, 06:03 AM IST
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The Supreme Court said the central government’s vaccination policy is “prima facie arbitrary and irrational" in the way it seeks to introduce paid inoculation by states and private hospitals for 18-44-year-olds after keeping it free for those above 45.
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