India set to meet world’s 70 per cent COVID-19 vaccine needs: Amit Shah

He also said that 55 lakh people in the country have been given COVID-19 vaccine in the last 21 days and the Centre is working to expedite vaccination process.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah said India is set to fulfil 70 per cent of the world’s coronavirus vaccine needs and two vaccines are currently being exported to 14 countries.

Speaking at the inauguration of a private medical college, Shah also said that 55 lakh people in the country have been given COVID-19 vaccine in the last 21 days and the Centre is working to expedite vaccination process.

According to him, four more vaccines are in the pipeline.

India’s line of treatment during the pandemic is being followed by 170-odd countries in the world, he said.

“Our (COVID-19) death rate is low and our recovery rate is the best,” he said, adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepared the country to handle the situation.

(Edits by EP News Bureau)

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