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Share vaccine formula: Kejriwal to PM amid shortage

Source: PTI   -  Edited By: Hemant Waje
May 11, 2021 16:00 IST
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday suggested that the Centre share the anti-COVID-19 vaccine formula of the two manufacturers with other companies in the country to scale up production.

IMAGE: A medic prepares to administer the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary at a vaccination centre in a government school in New Delhi . Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo

Kejriwal said there is a shortage of vaccine across the country and an urgent need to ramp up its manufacturing on war footing while developing a national policy to inoculate everyone in the next few months.

He said the Centre should ensure that all the vaccine manufacturing plants in the country start producing COVID doses.

 

The two COVID vaccine manufacturers can be provided royalty for use of their formula by other companies, he said.

He said scaling up vaccine production is needed to vaccinate everyone before the onset of the next wave of COVID-19.

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