BBIL to provide 16.50 lakh doses of COVAXIN for free to GoI: Health Ministry

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New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Bharat Biotech to provide 16.50 lakh doses of COVAXIN for free of cost to the Central government as a special gesture, informed Union Health Ministry during a press briefing on January 12. “The Government of India agreed to procure 110 lakh Covishield vaccine doses from Serum Institute of India (SII) at Rs 200/dose. 55 lakh doses of COVAXIN to be procured from Bharat Biotech (BBIL), of which 38.5 lakh doses priced at Rs 295/dose,” said Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan. He added, “BBIL will provide 16.50 lakh doses of COVAXIN free of cost to the Central govt as a special gesture.”

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