Three sources in the government said that “relaxation will be given in compensation. If one company gets it, then other companies will also get it.
There is a shortage of Corona Vaccine in the country. Along with the indigenous vaccine, the government is trying to get more and more vaccines from foreign companies as well. Meanwhile, it is now being told that India may soon give compensation exemption to companies like Pfizer so that the shortage of vaccine in India can be overcome.
Giving information about this to Reuters, three government sources told that “There will be a waiver in compensation. If one company gets it, then other companies will also get it.
Foreign companies not giving vaccine to anyone without exemption in compensation
In fact, in April, the Indian government had sought vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson after increasing cases of corona. However, no deal was signed then. Pfizer has not given its vaccine to any country without a waiver of compensation.
If sources are to be believed, the government has not given any exemption in compensation to any company so far, although the government is changing its mind. Earlier, the government has also accepted Pfizer’s demand for exemption from local trials of the vaccine.
Sources said that the biggest problem of Moderna or Pfizer is accountability and compensation for the side effects caused by the vaccine. The biggest screw was stuck on this matter, due to which the scope of vaccine in India was limited for foreign companies making vaccines. However, now it is believed that the government is very close to the decision to give exemption in compensation to these companies.
According to sources, the government is negotiating with the companies with an open mind on the demand for exemption in vaccine compensation and is trying to resolve the issue at the earliest. The government believes that in the coming days, where the country needs a vaccine, from August, Indian companies will start supplying the vaccine properly in the country. In such a situation, not giving exemption in compensation to companies can affect many things, because other companies making medicines are demanding similar exemption or facility. Apart from this, these facilities can also be sought for additional purchase of vaccine.
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