Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his ‘3-city vaccine tour’ today to visit India’s top vaccine hubs. Through this vaccine tour, he will review the vaccine manufacturing and development process personally.
As per the reports, PM has already begun his tour at 9:30 AM, with his visit to Zydus Cadila’s plant, located near Ahmedabad
After visiting Zydus Cadila’s plant, PM Modi will fly to Pune to visit the Serum Institute of India (SII) which has partnered with Oxford University and global pharma giant AstraZeneca to manufacture COVID-19 vaccine.
His next visit will be to Bharat Biotech in Hyderabad, which is working on Covaxin.
The pharma major has already been through two phases of clinical trials of ZyCov-D, its COVID-19 vaccine candidate.