[COVID-19 Vaccine] Huge amounts spent on private company vaccines, what steps taken to revive Govt Vaccine Institutes? Madras High Court asks

"India is one of the pioneers in the production of vaccines, before COVID and the World's largest exporter of vaccines", the Court noted in its order.
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The Madras High Court on Friday sought answers as to why the Central government is relying only private manufacturers to procure COVID-19 vaccines at huge amounts when there are government-owned facilities, such as the Integrated Vaccine Complex at HLL Biotech Ltd (HBL), Chengalpattu, lying idle.

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