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Serum Institute delivers first Novavax vaccine batch through COVAX

Serum Institute delivers first Novavax vaccine batch through COVAX

Indonesia has approved the vaccine but India and the World Health Organization, which co-leads the COVAX vaccine-sharing network, have not.

Serum Institute delivers first Novavax vaccine batch through COVAX (Photo: Reuters) Serum Institute delivers first Novavax vaccine batch through COVAX (Photo: Reuters)

Serum Institute of India has sent doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Indonesia, in its first export of the Novavax shot through the COVAX network, Central Government said on Wednesday.

The world's biggest vaccine maker exported 137,500 doses of Covovax, as it calls the shot, to the Southeast Asian country last week.

Indonesia has approved the vaccine but India and the World Health Organization, which co-leads the COVAX vaccine-sharing network, have not.

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Published on: Dec 01, 2021, 4:43 PM IST
Posted by: Tarab Zaidi, Dec 01, 2021, 4:21 PM IST