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Even as Covid vaccine demand rises, firms may take some weeks to up production

Times of India | 10/04/2021 10:49 AM | Click to read full article

With a number of states complaining of vaccine shortage and temporarily shutting centres – at a time when the need is to increase the daily rate of jabs – the focus has intensified on the production and supply end of the chain.

Indications are that India’s vaccine production is expected to be limited for a few more weeks though a step-up is expected as Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech ramp up capacity.