Nine vaccine candidates are already in the COVAX portfolio and going through Phase 2 or 3 trials; and this portfolio – already the broadest in the world – is constantly expanding.
And through the COVAX Global Vaccines Facility, countries that represent nearly 70% of the global population have signed up or expressed an interest to be part of the new initiative.
WHO advised 140 tests per day per million population: Health Ministry
Health Ministry has said that World Health Organisation, WHO has advised 140 tests per day per million population.
The Ministry said, with focused Centre led efforts and effective implementation by States and Union Territories, 34 of them have exceeded this requirement.