COVID-19 vaccine to be available in India by early 2021: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

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Published on September 17, 2020 -  03:09
‘Covid vaccine likely by early 2021’: Harsh Vardhan in Rajya Sabha
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that he is hopeful that by the early next year, the vaccine will be available in India and added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has handled Covid-19 meticulously. "History will remember Prime Minister Narendra Modi for meticulously monitoring the entire situation himself. India is making efforts just like other countries. Under Prime Minister's guidance, an expert group is looking at it and we have advanced planning in place. We are hopeful that by the start of next year, the vaccine will be available in India," he said in the Rajya Sabha. Watch the video for more details.

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