Deregulation of vaccine rollout: What it means for pharma players
Dr Reddy’s, Gland Pharma, Strides, Cadila, Aurobindo are some of the names that merit a close watch as operating leverage plays out
April 25, 2021 / 02:37 AM IST
Malawi has received 360,000 AstraZeneca doses from the UN-backed COVAX initiative; 50,000 AstraZeneca doses from the Indian government; and 102,000 from the African Union.
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Quarterly performance largely backed by improved realisations
Medium-term triggers China plus and protectionist measures for tyre industry
Valuations not inexpensive; but improved medium-term outlook
The Centre has taken a series of steps for enhanced availability of vaccines. In the new phase of the vaccination programme, starting May 1, 2021, all facets -- Pricing, Procurement, Eligibility and Administration – have been made flexible.
Instead of the current eligibility of 45 years and above, everyone above the age of 18 would be eligible now. This expands the target population coverage, an awaited request, as the second wave has adversely impacted a large chunk of people from...