India To Resume Export Of Surplus Vaccines Next Month: Mandaviya
Millennium Post Delhi|September 21, 2021
India, the world’s biggest maker of vaccines overall, stopped exports in April to focus on inoculating its own population as virus cases exploded

NEW DELHI: India will resume export of surplus COVID-19 vaccines next month under the ‘Vaccine Maitri’ program and to meet its commitment to the COVAX global pool, but vaccinating its own citizens remains the topmost priority of the government, Union Health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Monday.

Addressing the media, the minister said the government will receive over 30 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines in October and over 100 crore doses in the next three months.

He also said that cumulative doses administered so far across the country have crossed 81 crores and the last 10 crore doses were administered in only 11 days.

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