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Govt signs purchase order with Serum for AstraZeneca vaccine: Report

The nationwide vaccination drive is slated to kick off on January 16

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AstraZeneca wasn't the obvious choice to partner up with Oxford when scientists there started developing a coronavirus shot. Photographer: Mikael Sjoberg/Bloomberg
Representational image of Covid-19 vaccines | File Photo

India’s government has signed a purchase order with vaccine producer Serum Institute for doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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First Published: Mon, January 11 2021. 16:37 IST

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