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News anchor falsely claims pre-booking of Covaxin

A renowned TV anchor recently tweeted that 190 countries have pre-booked COVID-19 vaccine developed by India.

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“Those who are suspicious about the vaccine should know that 190 countries have booked the vaccine in advance,” read his tweet, drawing over 30,000 likes as of this writing. Alt News found that the anchor had failed to differentiate between COVAX, a global alliance of 190 countries that have come together to procure vaccines, and Covaxin, a vaccine being developed by India’s Bharat Biotech.

First published on www.altnews.in

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