The Union Health Ministry said in a statement, “Emergency use will be granted to the some foreign vaccine in India, which will be approved by the Emergency Use Authority (EUA).” Under this, the first 100 people who take foreign vaccines in the country will be kept under surveillance, seven days after that the roll-out for further vaccination program will be done.
Significantly, in the country people are currently being given doses of Covaxin and covishield vaccine. Meanwhile, after the second terrible wave of corona virus has come, the government has now decided to use other vaccines in the vaccination program. In the same sequence, India has approved the emergency use of the Corona vaccine Sputnik V manufactured in Russia. On Tuesday, DCGI approved the use of Russia’s vaccine Sputnik V on Tuesday. Explain that India has now become the 60th country in the world to approve the use of Sputnik V.