India

Vaccines exported from October

New Delhi: India will resume exports of additional corona vaccines from next month under the ‘Vaccine Friendship’ program, as well as to fulfill its commitment to the ‘Covax’ global bridge; However, the government’s top priority will be to vaccinate its own citizens, Health Minister Mansukh Mandvia said on Monday.

He said the government would receive more than Rs 30 crore worth of corona vaccines in October and more than Rs 100 crore in the next three months. He added that the number of coronavirus vaccines given in the country so far has crossed 81 crore and the last 100 million doses were given in just 11 days.

Mandvia said vaccination of its citizens was a top priority of the government, adding that exports of additional vaccines would start in the next quarter (October-December) under the Vaccine Friendship Program and to fulfill its commitment to CoVAX. Mandvia said this was in line with his motto ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’.

The minister said additional stocks of vaccines would be used to fulfill India’s commitment to the world in the collective fight against Kovid-19.

Emphasizing the importance of indigenous research and production in India regarding corona vaccines; Mandvia said that it was due to the tireless efforts and guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that India was simultaneously researching and producing corona vaccines. He also mentioned that India’s vaccination campaign has become a model for the world.

He said the government would receive more than Rs 30 crore worth of corona vaccines in October and more than Rs 100 crore in the next three months. He said that the number of coronavirus vaccines given in the country so far has crossed 81 crore and the last 100 million doses were given in just 11 days.

Mandvia said vaccination of its citizens was a top priority of the government, adding that exports of additional vaccines would start in the next quarter (October-December) under the Vaccine Friendship Program and to fulfill its commitment to CoVAX. Mandvia said this was in line with his motto ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’.

The minister said additional stocks of vaccines would be used to fulfill India’s commitment to the world in the collective fight against Kovid-19.

Emphasizing the importance of indigenous research and production in India regarding corona vaccines; Mandvia said that it was due to the tireless efforts and guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that India was simultaneously researching and producing corona vaccines. He also mentioned that India’s vaccination campaign has become a model for the world.

 

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