India plans to begin COVID vaccination in January

India plans to begin COVID vaccination in January

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) –  They said the government was in “touch with a number of local and international vaccine makers, informing them about our requirements and finding out about their production capacities”.

Two Indian vaccine makers – Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine maker, and Bharat Biotech – alone have the capacity of making 65 million doses a month, they added.

India also has a “good stockpile” of vaccines, which can be quickly “converted into vials” if the candidates get regulatory approvals, the officials added.

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