Tedros said vaccine development is complex, risky and expensive and different types are needed in order to identify the best vaccine candidate.
Data protection has come under an increased focus amid the country's ongoing digitisation efforts.
Aadhaar hearing: Senior counsel Rakesh Dwivedi argues that the UIDAI is constantly improving and upgrading its systems
Returning to the issue of metadata, he argued that Aadhaar only involved the collection of limited technical data. He argued that this was needed to exercise control over the REs.
Aadhaar hearing: Senior counsel Rakesh Dwivedi argues that balancing between rights is a symbol of justice
Further, he discussed the reasonable expectation of privacy with respect to the data collected under the Aadhaar Act.
'Not answerable to anybody; would rather be a nationalist judge than Aadhaar judge,' says Justice DY Chandrachud
"We are neither defending the government nor are we going to follow the NGO line," a visibly irked Supreme Court judge, who is part of a Constitution bench hearing cases challenging the validity of Aadhaar
Aadhaar-privacy debate: How the 12-digit number went from personal identifier to all pervasive transaction tool
The debate around Aadhaar and its need depend solely on who you ask. Therefore, it might do well to trace the roots of the scheme and its crucial moments.
The positive aspect of Aadhaar should not be dismissed lightly and it should not be struck down on grounds of violation of privacy
Aadhaar is a revolutionary tool India has devised and is key to the Director Benefit Transfer programme. It should not end now