Pune: The Union government is rapidly ramping up production of three approved vaccines — Covaxin, Covishield and Sputnik V — to cover everyone over 18 from May 1, a top official has said.

Renu Swarup, secretary, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), said plans also include boosting capacities at Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech and increasing support for studies of India's first mRNA vaccine candidate, by Pune-based Gennova Biopharmaceuticals.

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