Discussions over availability of COVID-19 vaccines have begun: NITI Aayog

Published: 21st July 2020 09:10 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st July 2020 09:10 PM   |  A+A-

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NEW DELHI: The government on Tuesday said that it has started discussions on the availability of COVID-19 vaccines to all those who need it, Dr VK Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog confirmed.

On being asked about multiple vaccines that are being developed across the world and India's strategy on choosing those vaccines, Dr Paul said, "The initial results of the Oxford and Wuhan vaccine are encouraging. Two indigenous vaccines are in Phase one and two of the trials in the country."

"Discussions have already begun on how will the vaccines be made available to all those who need it," added Dr Paul.

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