Amid supply crunch, private hospitals eyeing import of Covid-19 vaccines

As supplies of Covid-19 vaccines in India face constraints after vaccination was opened to all above 18, private hospital networks say they are exploring the option of importing vaccines as well as augmenting supplies.   Two major hospital groups, Apollo Hospitals and Fortis Healthcare, said they are open to exploring opportunities to import.   Suneeta Reddy, managing director (MD), Apollo Hospitals Group, said it had planned the vaccination drive early and has supplies from both the manufacturers — Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech.   Apollo is vaccinating 30,000 p.....

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