Provide Vaccine To Citizens First Before Exporting It, Says Delhi HC
The New Indian Express Chennai|March 05, 2021
Asks central government to explain rationale behind restricting jabs to certain age groups

QUESTIONING the Centre over strictly controlling the class of persons who can be vaccinated against Covid-19, the Delhi High Court on Thursday asked it to explain the rationale behind the present system in which those above the age of 60 years or with comorbidities can receive the jabs.

The high court felt the two institutes — Pune-based Serum Institute of India and Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech— which manufacture the vaccines Covishield and Covaxin, respectively, have more production capacity but their full potential is not being exploited.

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