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India at forefront of COVID war; to play major role in vaccine manufacturing: Gates Foundation

Updated : October 21, 2020 09:20 PM IST

The fight against coronavirus pandemic is entering its last leg with the likelihood of finding a vaccine coming closer by the day.

Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Mark Suzman, CEO of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said that the world could and should have prepared better for the pandemic as many people had warned of the threat. He also added that a vaccine was looking likely in the first quarter and the low-end estimates stand at $3 per dose.

Suzman further added that India will play an enormous global role in mass manufacturing of vaccine.

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