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The news that the US would be the largest buyer of the Corona Vaccine raised doubts about what would happen to the rest of the world. But India has good news for the corona vaccine.

New Delhi, 20 November : Corona vaccine trials are underway around the world, including in India. Corona is in the final stages of vaccine production in many countries. Moderna and Pfizer Vaccine also claim to have completed clinical human trials. Now the competition for the purchase of Covid Vaccine has started in different countries. The real question is how many of these vaccines will reach India and when. The good news about vaccines is that India has already booked in advance to get more than 150 crore doses of vaccines.

India is the second largest country in the world to order such a large quantity of vaccines. According to the Wall Street Journal, India is the third largest buyer of corona vaccines. India is followed by the United States and the European Union. The report is based on Duke University’s Launch and Scale Speedometer Initiative. The institute studies the causes of health problems in low-income countries. According to a report based on the Launch and Scale Speedometer Initiative, India ranks third and the United States and the European Union rank first and second, respectively, in terms of the Covid 19 vaccine advance market commitments.

Several companies have released statistics on how effective their vaccine has been after testing for the corona vaccine. Pfizer says its vaccine is 95 percent effective. Modern’s result is also at 90 percent. Many companies have also started vaccine production as the tests have been positive.

America at the forefront

India has confirmed the purchase of 150 crore doses. The European Union has ordered 120 crore doses while the US has ordered 100 crore shots. The US has signed an agreement to buy 100 crore doses. But the European Union and the United States are likely to buy more doses, ranking first and second, respectively. The European Union has signed an agreement to buy more than 76 million doses. The US has ordered 150 crore possible doses and 100 crore doses. So the US is preparing to buy about 250 crore doses. So a world superpower can vaccinate all its citizens at the same time.

India is making a list

India is preparing for primary vaccination. A list of citizens who will need the vaccine for the first time is being compiled. A team of national experts is working to vaccinate all citizens after receiving a large number of vaccines. American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German partner Bioentech SE have said that their vaccines are 95 percent effective. According to Duke University, 800 crore doses have been ordered worldwide so far. But the effects of these vaccines have yet to be seen, and experts are concerned about the large number of vaccines ordered by rich and middle-class countries. He also expressed fears that the vaccine would not be available to poor countries soon.

Published by:Arundhati Ranade Joshi

First published:November 20, 2020, 8:51 PM IST


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