Indian Subcontinent

India sends 5 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Afghanistan

January 02, 2022 12:49 PM

India on Saturday sent five lakh doses of its indigenous COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, to Afghanistan.

The doses have been handed over to the Indira Gandhi Hospital in Kabul, the Ministry of External Affairs said.

"Another batch of...5,00,000 doses would be supplied in the coming weeks," it added. Last month, India delivered 1.6 tonnes of medical assistance to Afghanistan through WHO.

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