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India Ready to Fulfill World’s 70% Covid-19 Vaccine Needs, Says Amit Shah

Published On Feb 08, 2021 12:00 AM By Yamini Sharma

In his speech at the inauguration of a private medical college, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that India is all prepared to cater to 70% of covid-19 vaccine needs on a global level. HM stated that in the past six-and-a-half years, the Modi government has worked to upgrade the health infrastructure in India. 

Addressing at the inauguration, Amit Shah informed that in the past 21 days, 55 lakh people in the country have administered the coronavirus vaccine. Moreover, the Centre is working to speed up the vaccination process. He also shed light on the export of two vaccines, Covishield and Covaxin to 14 countries along with the development of four more vaccines.

Speaking at the inauguration, Mr Shah said, “About 170 countries all across the globe are following India's line of treatment during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Our Covid-19 fight was different from others because in India, the central government, the state governments, doctors, health workers and 130 crore people handled the overall situation in a much better way as compared to other countries. Stating that PM Modi prepared the entire country to handle the situation well, the Union Home Minister said, “Our Covid-19 death rate is low and recovery rate the best.”

As per Mr. Shah, the health infrastructure was improved at a fast-pace during the coronavirus pandemic. 

It must be noted that India began the world's largest vaccination programme on January 16. 

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Disclaimer: This article is issued in general public interest and meant for general information purposes only. Readers are advised not to rely on the contents of the article as conclusive in nature and should research further or consult an expert in this regard.

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