External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said the WHO”s decision to grant emergency use approval to Bharat Biotech”s COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin facilitates travel for many Indian citizens and contributes to vaccine equity.
He said it was also a global recognition of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of an ”Atmanirbhar Bharat”.
The World Health Organisation(WHO) on Wednesday granted emergency use approval for Bharat Biotech”s COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, in a move that the pharma major said is a “significant” step towards ensuring wider global access to the indigenously developed jab.
“Welcome @WHO’s decision to grant Emergency Use Listing to #COVAXIN. It facilitates travel for many Indian citizens and contributes to vaccine equity. Also a global recognition to PM @narendramodi’s vision of an #AtmanirbharBharat. A Happier Diwali,” Mr Jaishankar tweeted.
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