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India To Buy 11 Million Doses Of AstraZeneca Vaccine From Serum Institute - Report

The government has also signed a purchase agreement with local player Bharat Biotech for its COVID-19 vaccine, the news channel reported, citing unnamed sources.

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India's government has signed a purchase order with vaccine producer Serum Institute of India for 11 million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, the CNBC-TV 18 TV channel reported on Monday.

The government has also signed a purchase agreement with local player Bharat Biotech for its COVID-19 vaccine, the news channel reported, citing unnamed sources.

Serum and Bharat Biotech did not immediately respond to Reuters request for comment.

(Reuters)