First commercial batch of COVAXIN released from Ankleshwar is a landmark moment, says Mandaviya – ET HealthWorld

Gujarat : Releasing the first commercial batch of COVAXIN manufactured in Ankleshwar, a manufacturing capacity of more than 1 crore COVID-19 doses per month starting from today, Union Health Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya informed that the increase in the production capacity of COVID vaccines would give further impetus to the pace of vaccination in India. Speaking at the inauguration, Mandaviya remarked that India is running one of the largest vaccination programs in the world and it was made possible due to the development of these indigenous vaccines. The National COVID-19 Vaccination…

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Foreigners in India can get COVID-19 jab via CoWIN portal : Health Ministry – ET HealthWorld

To ensure safety from the unbridled Coronavirus, the Union Ministry of Health has given a nod to allow foreign nationals residing in India to get registered on the CoWin portal to take COVID-19 vaccine. “They can use their passport as an identity document for the purpose of registration on the CoWIN portal. Once they are registered on this portal, they will get a slot for vaccination,” a statement from the Union Health Ministry informed. A significant number of foreign nationals are living in India, especially in large metropolitan areas. In…

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