Friday, January 22, 2021

WHO welcomes India’s decision


NEW DELHI, JANUARY 4: The World Health Organisation on Sunday welcomed India’s decision giving emergency use authorisation to COVID-19 vaccines, saying it will help “intensify” and “strengthen” its fight against the ongoing pandemic.
“WHO welcomes the first emergency use authorization given to COVID-19 vaccine in the WHO South-East Asia Region.
This decision taken on January 3 by India will help intensify and strengthen the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the Region,” said Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, the Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia Region. (PTI)