Covid-19 Vaccine Update: People of India, including India, are eagerly waiting for the vaccine to prevent the coronavirus. In this episode, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited three cities today. He also went to the Serum Institute of India, Pune. According to ANI, Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawala said that he is in the process of applying for emergency use authorization of Covishield vaccine in the next two weeks.
The Prime Minister knew a lot about the vaccine: Poonawala
He said that now the Prime Minister has a lot of knowledge about the production of vaccine and vaccine. He was quite amazed at what he already knew. There was little to explain them. It was only to tell the details of the challenges that different vaccines may have to face in the future.
Poonawala said that at present, he does not currently have anything in writing as to how many doses will be purchased but there is an indication that by July 2021 he will be 300 to 400 million. He told that he has developed the biggest epidemic facility in Pune and the new campus is in the mandir. They were also shown to the PM, with which the tour of the facility was also discussed in detail.
After India, focus on African countries
Adar Poonawala stated that the vaccine would be initially distributed in India, then looked at COVAX countries, which are mainly in Africa. He added that the UK and European markets are looking at AstraZeneca and Oxford. Their priority are India and COVAX countries.
According to the report of Indian Express, Chairman of Poonawala Group, Cyrus Poonawala said that it was a very good tour. The Prime Minister was impressed with the manufacturing facility of the Serum Institute. He asked to get the vaccine as soon as possible.