At least six different types of COVID-19 vaccine to be available in India soon
Dr. Narendra Kumar Arora, Chairman of COVID-19 Working Group. He said that India is, "soon going to have the world’s first DNA-plasmid vaccine by Zydus Cadila which has been Made in India," adding that the other vaccine that is expected soon to be launched (by September) is Biological E–a protein subunit vaccine and that the trials of these vaccines have been quite encouraging.
The Indian m-RNA vaccine which can be stored at temperature 2 - 8 Degree Celsius should also be available by September. Two other vaccines namely Novavax by Serum Institute of India (SII) and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) may also be expected soon.
By the third week of July, the production capacity of Bharat Biotech and SII are going to be increased phenomenally. This will enhance the vaccine supply in the country. By August, we expect to procure 30-35 crore doses in a month,” Dr. Arora added further.