Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday visited the Bharat Biotech Limited, a Covid vaccine manufacturer in Hyderabad this afternoon and interacted with the scientists. Speaking after visiting the biosafety laboratories, the Vice President said the country is in the forefront in biotech and pharma sectors due to the domestic manufacturers like Bharat Biotech which came to the rescue of people by developing covid vaccines. Recalling that about 45 crore people have been vaccinated, he exuded confidence that all citizens will be vaccinated by the end of this year. He asked people to continue to follow covid appropriate behaviour which include wearing a mask, sanitizing and maintaining physical distance besides getting vaccination. He appreciated the services of BBL scientists.