Madras High Court directs State to prioritise COVID-19 vaccination of Persons with Disabilities, ensure vaccination centres are accessible

The Court has ordered the State to take a reasoned decision with three days on the minimum age limit of persons with disabilities who would be eligible for vaccination, after consulting the Centre, if necessary.
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The Madras High Court on Monday directed the Tamil Nadu government to take steps for prioritising COVID-19 vaccination of persons with disabilities, irrespective of whether or not they have attained the age of 45 years (Meenakshi Balasubramanian v Union of India and anr).

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