Wednesday, 24 February, 2021

Import of COVID-19 vaccines from India permitted, private sectors can also import


By Keshab Raj Poudel, Kathmandu, Jan. 15: The Department of Drug Administration (DDA) has given approval to the private sectors to import the COVID-19 vaccines produced by the Pune-based Serum Institute of India.

Santosh KC, the spokesperson at the DDA, informed with approval to import the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine produced by Serum, the path to import the vaccines in Nepal has opened.

“Now, the much-awaited COVID-19 vaccines can be brought to Nepal via government-to-government model. Even the private companies can import vaccines now,” added KC.

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