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Rashi Bisaria | March 16, 2021

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Ratan Tata-funded Generic Aadhaar pharmacy chain launches app; to take on online pharmacies

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Germany, France and Italy said on Monday they would hit pause on AstraZeneca COVID-19 shots after several countries reported possible serious side-effects, throwing Europe's already struggling vaccination campaign into disarray. Denmark and Norway stopped giving the shot last week after reporting isolated cases of bleeding, blood clots and a low platelet count.

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