Chhattisgarh Asks Centre To Halt Covaxin. Harsh Vardhan's Response
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Chhattisgarh Asks Centre To Halt Covaxin. Harsh Vardhan's Response

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February 12, 2021

Union minister Dr Harsh Vardhan Thursday wrote to Chhattisgarh health minister TS Singh Deo, who has gone public with his concerns about Bharat Biotech's Covaxin. The primary concerns of the state are the inhibitions regarding the "incomplete third phase trials" of the vaccine and the "absence of expiration date on the vials", Mr Deo had tweeted, enclosing his letter to the Centre on the issue. He had also requested the Centre to "halt the supply of COVAXIN to Chhattisgarh until these issues are addressed".


New Delhi, 12 February 2021

As per news report of NDTV, a Congress-ruled state, Chhattisgarh had earlier expressed its reservations about Covaxin. In his letter, Dr Harsh Vardhan gave a detailed explanation. He also pointed out that the state has been way behind in its vaccination schedule, an issue which has been of growing concern to the Centre.

Source -NDTV

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