India to get free Moderna Corona vaccine for free; Great relief from WHO | Coronavirus-latest-news

The Moderna corona vaccine is given in many rich countries.

New Delhi, July 19: Most corona vaccines in India (Corona vaccine in India) Corona vaccination by making available (Corona vaccination in india) Attempts to speed up continue. Modern America soon after Covishield, Kovacin, Sputnik V. (Moderna) Corona Lashi (Modern corona vaccine) Will be given in India. The vaccine is given in many rich countries. But such an expensive corona vaccine to India (Modern vaccine in India) But it will be free.

Modern lassi in the US has been approved for emergency use in India. The vaccine will be imported to India. Efforts are underway for this. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the vaccine will be given to India as a grant under CoVAX. Covax is a world-class facility that supplies vaccines to needy, poor, developing countries. According to WHO sources, 7.5 million doses of the modern vaccine will be given as a grant to India through Covax.

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This vaccine is based on Messenger RNA. Which stimulates cells to build up immunity against the corona. According to clinical trials, the vaccine is 94.1 percent effective. There are no serious side effects. The vaccine is also said to be effective on newer variants of the corona.

Many rich people in the world are using this vaccine. The vaccine is reportedly priced at Rs 1,114 per dose in the US. For the European Union, the vaccine costs 18 18, or about Rs 1,337. Due to the huge amount of money and relatively small population, rich countries have started booking and storing the vaccine since its inception. These included the United States, Britain, France, Germany, and Canada.

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In large populated and developing countries like India, vaccination is a big exercise. If India wants to give one dose to every citizen, it will cost at least Rs 130 crore more. So its cost and production is a big challenge. But now the WHO decision has come as a huge relief to India.

Published by:Priya Lad

First published:July 19, 2021, 10:51 PM IST


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