The PM interacted with senior scientists and officials of Bharat Biotech and reviewed the developments concerning Covaxin, the vaccine against COVID-19 being developed by the firm
Joyce said creating a vaccination passport for inbound and outbound travelers to and from Australia would require a lot of thought and logistics.
Covaxin, the Make in India vaccine, developed by the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, is showing promising results.
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said the vaccines developed by Moderna and Pfizer, which created its serum with German drugmaker BioNTech, could be approved by the end of the year
The test finding show that the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine is safe and well tolerated with a lower reactogenicity profile in older adults than in younger adults
Primary efficacy analysis demonstrates BNT162b2 to be 95 per cent effective against Covid-19 beginning 28 days after the first dose, the company said.
Officials will discuss Xi Jinping's offer of cooperation with India to develop COVID-19 vaccine: China
The WHO has said nine candidate vaccines, including two from China, are currently being evaluated for inclusion in the COVAX Facility.
Bach, who is in Tokyo to bolster confidence in the pandemic-postponed event, said taking a vaccine would be a "free decision" for athletes and others involved in the Games.
These fresh cases came out of the 49,031 tests conducted the previous day, while the positivity rate stood at 13.
At the same time, it is also important to understand that the end of the battle against COVID-19 is still months away, he said.
The development comes even as the government has been carrying out an exercise to map out cold chain storage facilities to ensure the Covid vaccine, once available, is delivered quickly across India.
The party came out with a separate `Sankalp Patra' or manifesto for each of the 28 poll-bound constituencies on Wednesday.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had said the announcement was in order as it was an election manifesto announcement.
It is the first death reported in the various coronavirus vaccine trials taking place worldwide.
Australia has allowed for an earlier vaccine rollout with doses manufactured locally under deals struck with two pharmaceutical companies.