“This is just a million … we actually have another 4 or 5 million more of Astra Zeneca’s vaccine that we can share later.”
The nation has been supplying the COVID vaccine as aid and on contracts to several countries many of which are middle and low-income economies.
COVAX is an agreement that was conceptualised in April 2020 by the WHO, the European Commission, and France to provide innovative and equitable access to COVID-19 diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines.
WHO added that in the next week a further 31 countries will be delivered 14.4 million doses of COVID vaccines.
India which is expected to manufacture almost 3.6 billion vaccines has been receiving assistance for COVD vaccines from the middle and low-income countries.
India is expecting to manufacture about 3.65 billion vaccines making it the world’s largest producer of the vaccines.