WHO welcomes India’s COVID vaccine approvals; first in South-East Asia


Tribune News Service
New Delhi, January 3

The WHO on Sunday welcomed the emergency use authorization given to COVID-19 vaccines in India, the first in the South-East Asia Region.

“This decision taken today by India will help intensify and strengthen the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the Region.

The use of the vaccine in prioritized populations, along with the continued implementation of other public health measures and community participation will be important in reducing the impact of COVID-19,” said Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director WHO South-East Asia Region



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