India’s Pharmaceutical Industry Capable Of Producing COVID-19 Vaccine, Says Bill Gates

New Delhi: Expressing immense confidence in India, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Thursday said India’s pharmaceutical industry will be able to produce COVID-19 vaccines not just for the country but also for the entire world, reported The New Indian Express (TNIE).

Speaking in a documentary, ‘COVID-19: India’s War Against The Virus’ to be premiered on Discovery Plus today, Gates said India also faces a huge challenge due to the health crisis because of its gigantic size and urban centres with a lot of population density. The documentary was shot during the lockdown.

A lot of “very important things have been done” in India and its pharma industry is doing work “to help make the coronavirus vaccine building on other great capacities that they have used for other diseases”, the Co-Chair and Trustee of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was quoted as saying by HT.

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