Vaccine price Rs 200 for Govt of India

Vaccine price Rs 200 for Govt of India

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Last Updated on January 8, 2021 by The Health Master

Oxford C-19 vaccine, Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, will be sold to the Govt of India at Rs 200 per dose, SII head Adar Poonawalla told.

The vaccine will be sold at a higher price of Rs 1,000 per dose to private buyers.

The Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine was granted emergency authorisation by the Indian regulator on Sunday.

The authorization was granted on the condition that Serum Institute doesn’t export the shots, to ensure the safety of the vulnerable populations in India.

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