EP1085 – Did India delay vaccine orders? | The India Development Debate
04 MAY 2021 12:06 IST | ET NOW | 17 MIN 42 SEC
Amidst statements by Serum Institute of India Adar Poonawalla’s comments to publications that he was getting threats for not being able to deliver Covishield to influential people and that orders were not placed in time, the Indian government hits back with order details of Covishield placed on the 28th of April.
Nevertheless experts agree India could have secured orders well in advance. Tamanna Inamdar , Senior Editor, ET Now speaks with Srinath Reddy of PHFI, Dr Arvinder Soin of Medanta and former Health Secretary Sujatha Rao for more insights on India’s vaccine plan