India on 23rd Feb 2021, Tuesday made its first shipment of a locally made COVID-19 shot to the WHO-backed equitable vaccine distribution network COVAX, the government said. – New Delhi Reuters Claimed. The World’s biggest curator of vaccines, India has successfully shipped 17+ million vaccines till today. 24+ countries have successfully got vaccines. For its own campaign, New Delhi has so far only ordered 31 million doses and over 6 million distributed as kind outside boundaries.
“Fulfilling our commitment to helping the world with COVID-19 vaccines, supplies of Made-in-India vaccine commence today for Africa under COVAX facility,” Anurag Srivastava
The World Health Organization this month paved the way for the Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine’s global roll-out by approving emergency use of the product produced by the Serum Institute of India (SII), the world’s biggest vaccine maker, and SK Bioscience of South Korea.