The Center told the court that 516 crore doses of COVID vaccines would be available till July 31. The court was also informed that Zydus Cadila, which is developing the DNA vaccine, has completed clinical trials on the age group of 12 to 18 years.
New Delhi. central government on saturday Supreme court Told that by July 31, a total of 516 crore doses of Kovid vaccine would be made available, out of which 356 crore doses have already been provided. Regarding the status of providing the vaccine for children, the Center said in an affidavit that India’s drug regulator on May 12 had given permission to Bharat Biotech to conduct clinical trials of its vaccine, Covaccine, on participants of two to 18 years of age and this trial Registration has started for
The court was also told that Zydus Cadila, which is developing the DNA vaccine, has completed clinical trials on the age group of 12 to 18 years and after getting statutory approval, the vaccine may be available to children aged 12 to 18 years in the near future. could. In the affidavit, the government also said that the vaccine would be available to vaccinate the eligible population of the country. At the same time, the Center also told the Supreme Court that they are continuously strengthening the states, union territories and its infrastructure to deal with the increase in the cases of Kovid-19 in the country. In an affidavit filed in the apex court, the Center said that it would be “imaginary” to suggest that the cases would rise again at this stage.
However, the increase in infection cases will depend on the behavior of the virus and the behavior patterns of the people whether they are following the covid appropriate behavior or not. It said that the State Governments/Union Territories have been cautioned to exercise constant vigilance and they have also been asked to make all preparations to deal with the spread of COVID in the State concerned.
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