WHO Welcomes India’s Decision Of Approving COVID Vaccines


New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday welcomed India’s decision for giving emergency use authorization to Covid-19 vaccines, informed Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia on Sunday.

“World Health Organization welcomes India’s decision giving emergency use authorization to Covid-19 vaccines,” said Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh.

“The use of vaccine in prioritised populations, along with the continued implementation of other public health measures and community participation, will be important in reducing impact of Covid-19,” Singh added in a tweet.

Drugs Controller General of India VG Somani has formally announced the approval for the emergency-use of two coronavirus vaccines, one developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and the other by local company Bharat Biotech.

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