The Supreme Court on Friday said that it cannot play with the lives of people by directing the Centre to re-vaccinate people with Covishield who are fully vaccinated with Covaxin, to enable them to travel abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The apex court was hearing a petition which said that Covaxin has not been still approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and people are facing difficulty in getting permission to travel abroad.
A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and BV Nagarathna said that the court does not have any data of what will be the affect on the people and it cannot simply direct the Centre to re-vaccinate people with Covishield.
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