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Inquiry launched into fake vials of Covishield after WHO raised alert, says health minister

Scroll | 20/08/2021 03:35 PM | Click to read full article

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that the government has launched an inquiry into a recent alert raised by the World Health Organization about detecting fake vials of the Covishield vaccine in India.

Mandaviya assured action in the matter if the allegations are found true. In a statement, the WHO said that its surveillance and monitoring system had identified fake Covishield vials at the patient-level in India and the African nation Uganda.