The government is going to consider ” emergency use authorisation ” of the covid vaccine as due to going level of covid cases. Specially for the senior citizens and the people who are working in the high risk areas. This has been said by the union health minister Harshvardhan in an interview.
“This shall be done after a consensus has been reached, ” said Vardhan, while interacting with his social media followers.
The statement by the minister indicates that the government is planning to allow vaccination of a section of people even before phase 3 trials of Covid-19 vaccines are completed and their results are analysed for safety and efficacy in a large number of volunteers.