10/17/2021, 4:03 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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India's COVID vaccine to be rolled out soon - official

Vinod Kumar Paul, India's COVID-19 task force chief, said on Sunday that the country's domestically-made coronavirus vaccine, developed by Cadila Healthcare Limited, known as Zydus Cadila, will be rolled out soon.

The vaccine, which has been granted emergency use authorization in the country, is set to be the first vaccine in India for those aged between 12 and 18 years. Furthermore, Paul said that the decision to vaccinate adolescents will be based on "overall scientific rationale."

Lastly, Paul asserted that India has enough vaccine supplies to vaccinate the entire adult population and achieve universal vaccination, adding that when it comes to the pandemic cases are dropping.

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