Worldview with Suhasini Haidar | India's great vaccine hunt and COVID diplomacy 2.0

Diplomatic Affairs Editor Suhasini Haidar discusses the Indian COVID diplomacy 2.0 and the hunt for vaccines

In this episode of Worldview, our Diplomatic Affairs Editor Suhasini Haidar takes a look at the Indian government’s great vaccine hunt and other areas of a shift in the focus of Indian diplomacy.

Since the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, India’s diplomatic service has had to shift course. While the focus in 2020, during the first wave of the pandemic, was on coordinating exports of COVID-19 medicines, flights to repatriate Indians abroad (the ‘Vande Bharat Mission’) after the lockdown, and then exporting vaccines worldwide (‘Vaccine Maitri’), after the second wave, Covid Diplomacy 2.0 has a different order of tasks, both in the immediate and the long term.

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