Covid update: Bill Gates on India’s role; SII’s phase 3 trial; lockdown & deaths
From Bill Gates speaking on herd immunity to Union Health Minister talking about the lockdown, here are the top updates on the coronavirus pandemic. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said India will play a major role in producing the Covid-19 vaccine. Gates, who is co-chairing Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), said herd immunity is not a solution for pandemic and a vaccine is critical. Meanwhile, Harsh Vardhan said lockdown prevented approximately 70,000 deaths in India. ICMR gave an update on the three vaccine candidates in India. Watch the full video for more updates on the pandemic.