Arrival Of Sputnik V Good News, But India Needs To Open Up To Global Vaccine Players

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    As the demand for vaccines peaks across the country and non-availability forces multiple vaccination centres to down shutters, the union health ministry accepted the recommendation of the government expert panel an notified a 12-16 week gap between Covishield doses on Thursday.

    Government has also announced that Russian vaccine Sputnik V will be available from next week.

    These measures collectively could go a long way in tiding over this immediate crisis which vaccine production is ramped up simultaneously.

    The need of the hour however is to open up India for global vaccines so that maximum number of people can get the magic bullet to fight coronavirus.

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