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Vaccinating 130Cr people with injectable Covaxin a challenge: Bharat Biotech
The Siasat | 16/11/2020 05:16 PM | Click to read full article
Bharat Biotech on Monday raised the logistical query on “how to vaccinate 1.3 billion people with two injectable doses.
“We have partnered with ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) for Covaxin and as we speak, we are entering phase III trials but I am not happy because it is a two-dose injectable vaccine. If we have to vaccinate 1.3 billion population with the two-dose vaccine, we need 2.6 billion syringes and needles,” said Krishna Ella, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Biotech.