[COVID-19 vaccination] PIL moved in Madras High Court to include Persons with Disability and caregivers in Priority Group

Persons with disabilities are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19, developing severe symptoms, dying from the disease and having poorer health during and after the pandemic, it is submitted.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court today issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition calling for the inclusion of persons with disabilities and their caregivers as priority groups for COVID-19 vaccinations, given the increased risks and challenges they face during the pandemic.

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