India donates vaccine to Barbados


The Prime Minister of Barbados had written to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting for a donation of the Indian vaccine for the Carribean nation. India had heeded to the request and had donated 100,000 doses of the vaccine and the Barbados Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley thanked Prime Minister Modi for the generous donation of the Covishield vaccine on behalf of her government and people.

The Minister of Health and Wellness as well as the Chief Medical Officer of Barbados have confirmed that the vaccine was approved for use in Barbados and will be administered in accordance with the manufacturers’ guidelines.
About 152 countries have requested India for the vaccine and India is expected to supply near 16 million doses to at least 60 countries by March.



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