80 foreign envoys reach Hyd; will visit Bharat Biotech, Biological E to review vaccine development
To review the status of the coronavirus vaccine, foreign ambassadors and envoys from 80 countries have reached Hyderabad on Wednesday. Their visit to Hyderabad was arranged by the External Affairs Ministry. They will be visiting the Bharat Biotech and Biological E Limited to know the progress of vaccine development. Scientists at both firms will explain to envoys about the effectiveness of vaccines.
These countries want to buy vaccines for Covid-19 developed by Indian pharma companies as they are cheaper and effective compared to vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna. After the visit, the envoys will return to Delhi.