private hospitals will not be able to provide corona vaccine
Corona Vaccine Latest News: The West Bengal government has completely stopped vaccinating private hospitals According to a guideline issued by the state government, the state government will no longer be able to supply vaccines to private hospitals in compliance with the central government’s guidelines. They have to buy the vaccine directly from the manufacturer.
Recently, the state government had ordered 30 million vaccines from the Center. Of this, 10 million doses were to be given to private hospitals. If the private hospital was not vaccinated, who did the state government want the vaccine for? The question has started to arise.
A few days ago, the state government had directed that private hospitals should return all old stocks of vaccines to the government after April 30. From May 1, private hospitals will have to buy the vaccine from a manufacturing company to run the corona vaccine. But later, they said, they would also vaccinate private hospitals And accordingly, the Center was quoted by State 7
The Union Health Ministry has already said that the states and Union Territories have 94.48 lakh doses of the vaccine in stock. So far, they said, more than 160 million vaccines have been given to states and union territories. In addition, they will be given another 37 lakh 37 thousand 30 doses of covid vaccine in the next three days.
Meanwhile, the Calcutta High Court has asked the Modi government directly what the central government is thinking about giving free corona vaccine to the people. The Center has to be informed by affidavit by Monday.
Incidentally, according to the announcement of the Serum Institute, the state government and private hospitals will have to buy the vaccine at Rs 400 and Rs 600 per dose, respectively. Meanwhile, Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute have been contacted by some private hospitals and the two companies have said that it is not possible to normalize the supply of vaccines in private hospitals before the next 5-6 months.