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Kerala Received Far Less Vaccines, Observes High Court; Asks Centre To Inform When Required Doses Would Be Sent

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Friday May 14, 2021

Kochi : Kerala received  far less quantities of vaccines, observed the High Court on Friday and asked Centre to  inform when it would supply the required doses to state. Responding to Centre’s plea for more time, the court asked it to  detail what vaccine  quantities would be sent when, in its schedule for Kerala.

The hearing came over petition filed by former president of Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishad(KSSP), KP Aravindan, questioning Centre’s vaccine policy and calling for uniformity in vaccine prices for state and transfer of vaccine manufacturing technology to institutions including KSSP.

The court also  Centre why it did not publish the vaccine detail  list allocated to Kerala. The court further asked  the Centre to submit affidavit on the matter.