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Zydus Cadila has agreed to reduce its COVID-19 vaccine prices to Rs 265 a dose, final decision soon.

Zydus Cadila agreed to reduce the price of his COVID-19 vaccine to 265 rupees per dose after ongoing government negotiations, but a final deal is pending, sources said on Sunday.

To provide a needleless vaccine for ZyCovD, you need a painless, disposable nozzle applicator at a cost of Rs 93 per dose. This will increase the price per dose to 358 rupees.

Ahmedabad-based pharmaceutical company had previously offered a price of Rs 1,900 for its triple-dose regime, sources said.

“The company has reduced the price of each dose to 358 rupees per week, including the cost of disposable nozzle applicators, as a result of repeated negotiations with the government,” sources told PTI.
Three doses are given at 28-day intervals, each dose including a shot with both arms.

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