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India supplies 5 lakh more Covaxin doses to Afghanistan

IBEF:  January 04, 2022

Bharat Biotech said that India had sent another batch of COVID-19 Covaxin aid to Afghanistan, consisting of five lakh doses.

Bharat Biotech announced on Twitter that "India delivered the second batch of humanitarian relief to Afghanistan today, consisting of five lakh doses of COVID vaccine (COVAXIN). The same was delivered to Kabul's Indira Gandhi Hospital."

It further stated that a fresh batch of same amount would be delivered in the coming weeks.

On January 1, Afghanistan received the last batch of humanitarian aid, which included five lakh doses of Covaxin. India has pledged to give food grains, one million doses of COVID-19 vaccination, and life-saving medications to the Afghan people. India donated 1.6 tonnes of medical aid to Afghanistan through the World Health Organization (WHO) earlier this month.

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