Nigeria receives Made-in-India Covid-19 vaccines under ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative | India News


ABUJA (Nigeria): External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday informed that Nigeria received the Made-in-India Covid-19 vaccines under the ‘Vaccine Maitri’ programme.
Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar wrote, “Global South policy at work. Nigeria receives Made-in- India vaccines. #VaccineMaitri.”
The cumulative count of Covid-19 Nigeria has reached 156,017. As many as 1,915 people have lost their lives due to the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University.
India, a world pharmacy, is at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19 and is emerging as a key supplier of the vaccines to over 70 countries on a commercial and humanitarian basis.
Under the Vaccine Maitri initiative, India has been providing coronavirus vaccines to its neighbouring countries.

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