India says J&J interested in making COVID-19 vaccine in country

FILE PHOTO: Vials and medical syringe are seen in front of J&J logo in this illustration

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson is interested in manufacturing its COVID-19 vaccine in India, a government official told a news conference on Tuesday.

India also currently has no concern over the efficacy of the AstraZeneca vaccine that is being used in the country’s massive inoculation campaign, Vinod Kumar Paul said.

(Reporting by Krishna N. Das and Sai Sachin Ravikumar; Editing by Gareth Jones)

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