Covaxin vaccines go missing from Jaipur hospital 

320 doses of COVAXIN went missing from the cold storage unit.


Authorities of the Hari Bux Kanwatia Government Hospital in Jaipur, on Wednesday, registered an FIR at Shastri Nagar police station after 320 doses of Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN went missing from the cold storage unit.

“There is a systematic record of doses coming at the centre. So it is suspected that vaccines went missing from the store,” the Nodal Officer of the vaccination centre, Dr Vasant Kumar, said.

“We received a report from the hospital that 320 doses of COVAXIN are missing from there. The investigation is underway, CCTV footage will be checked. Action will be taken if we find any hospital staff involved,” a police official said.

The Government of India approved the Covaxin COVID-19 vaccine for the vaccination drive, which began on January 16, 2021.

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