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Covid-19: Vaccine availability will improve by July, says Niti Aayog’s Vinod Paul

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Vaccine availability in India will significantly improve by July, with the ramping up of domestic production and arrival of foreign vaccines, a top official has said. Dr Vinod Paul, member of the NITI Aayog and chairman of the government’s empowered group on Covid management, said relaxation of norms will let the country fast-track greenlighting of foreign-made vaccines that have been granted emergency-use approvals in other countries.
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