Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited vaccine-maker Bharat Biotech’s facility in Hyderabad and reviewed the development of indigenous COVID-19 vaccine candidate Covaxin. The Prime Minister spent more than an hour at the Bharat Biotech facility where he is understood to have had a discussion with the company executives on various aspects of the vaccine. Following the visit, he tweeted to congratulate the scientists for their progress in the trials so far. ‘Their team is closely working with ICMR to facilitate speedy progress’, Modi wrote in his tweet. Bharat Biotech is developing Covaxin in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research.