Narendra Modi holds review meeting on COVID-19 vaccination strategy; regulatory approvals, procurement discussed

Additionally, Modi said, issues like prioritisation of population groups and tech platform for rolling out vaccine for the coronavirus were also brought up

Press Trust of India November 21, 2020 00:02:28 IST
Narendra Modi holds review meeting on COVID-19 vaccination strategy; regulatory approvals, procurement discussed

Narendra Modi chaired a review meeting on COVID-19 vaccine distribution in India. Twitter@NarendraModi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a meeting to review India's vaccination strategy, in which issues like prioritisation of population groups and tech platform for rolling out vaccine for the coronavirus were discussed.

Modi tweeted that the meeting discussed important issues related to the progress of vaccine development, regulatory approvals and procurement.

"Reviewed various issues like prioritisation of population groups, reaching out to HCWs (health care workers), cold-chain Infrastructure augmentation, adding vaccinators and tech platform for vaccine roll-out," he said.

A number of COVID-19 vaccine candidates are in advanced phases of trial.

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