Newdelhi:20/4/20:Prime Minister Modi will be holding a virtual meeting with manufacturers of the vaccine against Covid-19 on Tuesday. This meeting will mark the third such interaction of PM Modi with focus groups amid a spurt in Covid cases.
On Monday, the Prime Minister held a series of discussions with top doctors and representatives from the pharmaceutical industry, following which it was decided to open the Covid-19 vaccination to everyone above the age of 18 from May 1. The virtual meeting will be held through video conferencing at 6 pm on Tuesday. As per PTI reports, representatives of top vaccine manufacturers from India and abroad will be present at the meeting where the department of biotechnology will most likely be making a presentation.
The Centre on Monday announced that all adults will become eligible for a Covid vaccination and doses can be sold via the market from May 1. Over 126 million coronavirus vaccine doses have been administered across the country till now, as per a report by the health ministry.