India will resume exporting additional COVID-19 vaccines from next month. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said this on Monday. The Health Minister further said that India will resume exports of additional Kovid-19 vaccines next month under the ‘Vaccine Friendship’ program and to fulfill its commitment to the global ‘Covax’ initiative, but the government will not vaccinate the people of the country. remains the top priority.
Explain that during the second wave of the corona virus, India in April banned the export of vaccines to focus on vaccinating its population. Talking to the media, the Minister said that the government will get more than 30 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines in October and over 100 crore doses in the next three months. He said that so far more than 81 crore doses of Kovid-19 vaccine have been given in the country, the last 10 crore doses were given in just 11 days.
Vaccination of the people of the country is the first priority of the government
Stating that immunization of the people of the country is the top priority of the government, Mandaviya said export of additional vaccines in the next quarter (October-December) under the ‘Vaccine Friendship’ program and to fulfill India’s commitment towards the ‘Covax’ initiative. will begin. He said that this is in line with our motto of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’. The Health Minister said that the supply of additional vaccines would be used to fulfill India’s commitment to the world for a collective fight against COVID-19. Gavi, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation (CEPI) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are co-leading the ‘COVAX’ initiative.
Told role model to India’s vaccination campaign
Highlighting the importance of indigenous research and production of anti-COVID-19 vaccines in India, Mandaviya said that due to the untiring efforts and guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India is researching and producing COVID vaccines on such a large scale. The Health Minister said that India’s vaccination campaign is a ‘role model’ for the world and it is progressing very fast. On the expected production and supply trends in the coming months, Mandaviya said over 300 million doses will be produced in October and over 100 crore doses in the coming quarter.
Vaccination crossed 80 crores
On the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 71st birthday last Friday, more than 2.50 crore vaccine doses were given in the country. According to the ministry, it took 85 days for India to reach the 100 million immunization mark. After this, the country reached the figure of 20 crores in the next 45 days and 30 crores after 29 days. At the same time, it took 24 days to reach the figure of 30 crores to 40 crores and after 20 days it reached the figure of 50 crores on 6th August. After 19 days, the country achieved the target of 60 crore figures and just 13 days after this, the target of 60 crore figures was achieved. After this, it took only 11 days to reach the target of 70 crores to 80 crores.