According to the senior Biden administration official, the US is communicating regularly with India through bilateral and multilateral channels to discuss about the supply of COVID-19 vaccines and also to inquire about the timeline for restarting the vaccine exports.
The global pandemic will be the key
Per hour, HMD is producing over 4.2 lacs assorted syringes of which 1.4 lacs are A D Syringes
Over 440 million syringes will be supplied by HMD for India’s massive vaccination drive by September of which 365 million were timely supplied till July this year
A top World Health Organisation official estimated Monday that COVID-19 vaccination coverage of at least 80% is needed to significantly lower the risk that ‘imported’ coronavirus cases like those linked to new variants could spawn a cluster or a wider outbreak.
Dr. Michael Ryan, WHO’s emergencies
Domestic vaccine major Serum Institute of India is seeking indemnity from liability for its COVID vaccines, saying that the rules should be same for all the companies, according to sources. The development comes after requests for indemnity and exemption from bridging trials have been made
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, whose tenure as the WHO Executive Board chairperson ended on Wednesday, called for ensuring affordable access to key drugs during crises like the coronavirus pandemic and advocated a shared and collaborative response to conquer future health challenges.
Vardhan addressed the 149th Session
Due to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis in India, the global supply of COVAX has been badly hit, so much so that there are many parts of the world where one shot has been dispensed to health workers or frontline workers and the second shot has