Government orders 66 crore vaccine doses worth Rs 14,505 crore

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The government is placing its largest order yet of Covid vaccines at 66 crore doses worth Rs 14,505 crore to procure Covishield and Covaxin shots that will help it to substantially meet the vaccine availability projections it had made in the Supreme Court. The order is in line with the Centre’s estimate of 135 crore doses being...

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