As the World Health Organisation (WHO) has approved Bharat Biotech COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin for emergency use, the international health agency’s Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan on Wednesday congratulated India for the vaccine approval.
WHO DG Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus took to Twitter and reacted to Covaxin emergency nod:
— ANI (@ANI) November 3, 2021
The WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan hailed India for the successful vaccination programme in the country.
One more vaccine gets @WHO emergency use listing. Congratulations India @BharatBiotech @ICMRDELHI @MoHFW_INDIA for successful development of indigenous vaccine #Covaxin as well as for a massive vaccination program! @mansukhmandviya @NITIAayog @SuchitraElla @DBTIndia @GaviSeth https://t.co/Fit5huxwcP
— Soumya Swaminathan (@doctorsoumya) November 3, 2021