Working for earliest possible import of Pfizer vaccine: V K Paul

Sun Online Desk

27th May, 2021 03:35:39 PM printer

Working for earliest possible import of Pfizer vaccine: V K Paul

 

The head of India’s Covid-19 task force on Thursday said that Pfizer has “indicated vaccine availability” of its mRNA vaccine.

Indian government and the US firm are “working together for the earliest possible import of the Pfizer vaccine, The Indian Express reported.

Dr V K Paul, the chair of National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid-19 (NEGVAC), Thursday released a statement on “myths and facts on India’s vaccination progress”.

In his statement, Paul underlined that “vaccines are in limited supply globally, and companies have their own priorities, game-plans, and compulsions in allocating finite stocks”.

In the statement Paul said “Multiple rounds of discussions have happened with Pfizer, J&J & Moderna. US Government offered all assistance to have them supply and /or manufacture their vaccines in India,”.

 


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