Briefing about the status of coronavirus vaccine, Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla informed that 40-50 million doses of Covishield have been stockpiled. "We have 40-50 million doses of Covishield stockpiled. Once we get regulatory approvals in a few days, it'll be down to the Govt to...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India will soon make available many more covid-19 vaccines to other countries. He also highlighted India's success in the fight against Covid-19. PM Modi said that he wants to assured global business community that the situation will now change rapidly. “Many more India-made vaccines will soon be made available to the world. India's upcoming vaccines will help other countries to fight pandemic at swifter pace. I want to assure global business community that situation will now change rapidly,” he said. The prime minister was addressing the World Economic Forum's online Davos agenda summit.
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India once again established its position as a reliable partner in Covid-19 assistance. It dispatched Covishield to Bahrain and Sri Lanka under the Vaccine Maitri Initiative. Sri Lanka to receive a consignment of 50,400 doses, while Bahrain to get 10,800 doses. Covishield developed by Serum Institute of India was loaded to cargo aircraft at Mumbai. The cargo aircraft left Mumbai airport as per schedule at 7:55 am for Manama. The vaccine consignment for Colombo, which delayed for 15 minutes, left at 9:00 am. Meanwhile, India has supplied vaccines to its neighbours under neighbourhood first policy. Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh received vaccines. India sees international cooperation in the area of fight against Covid-19 as its duty. New Delhi has played the role of the first responder in the region.
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Serum Institute of India's vaccine consignment arrived at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on January 28. The consignment containing COVID-19 vaccine will be dispatched to Bahrain and Colombo today. India is helping other countries with the import of COVID vaccine amid the pandemic.
Nepal launched Covid-19 immunisation after India sent vaccines. India sent 10 lakh doses of Covishield vaccines to Nepal as a gift. Nepal PM Oli thanked India and PM Modi for the vaccine consignment...
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