Costliest in the world? Serum institute clarifies the controversy as talks rise stating covishield vaccine price in India costliest in the world

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A major controversy has broken out over media reports recently that Indians could well end up paying the “highest price” in the world for a single dose of Covishield at ₹600 in private hospitals from May 1. Serum institute clarifies.

Varying prices

After heavy comments were risen following the varying prices of the vaccine over private hospitals in the country, the center has made it clear that the vaccines will be distributed to the health centers for free.

This statement has surfaced following the huge controversy following the media reports that Indians could well end up paying the “highest price” in the world for a single dose of Covishield at ₹600 in private hospitals from May 1.

The Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health tweet that the GOI procurement price for both COVID-19 vaccines remains ₹150 per dose and the vaccines will continue to be provided “totally free” to the states after media reports emerged about Covishield in India being the most expensive in the world.

The price issue has been reflected all over the world where critics question whether the Indians are going to pay the highest price in the world.

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