Tag: Adar Poonawalla

Serum Institute of India require around Rs 3,000 crore to ramp up vaccine production: Adar Poonawalla

NEW DELHI: Serum Institute of India (SII) would require around Rs 3,000 crore to ramp up production capacity for making vaccines for Covid-19, its CEO Adar Poonawalla said on Tuesday. “We need roughly Rs 3,000 crores which is not a small figure considering we have already spent thousands of crores. We have to find other […]

‘Covishield’ vaccine ready to roll out in coming weeks: Adar Poonawalla

NEW DELHI: Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Sunday said the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine ‘Covishield’ is ready to roll out in the coming weeks. Poonawalla’s remarks came soon after after India’s drugs regulator approved Covishield for restricted emergency use. “Happy new year, everyone! All the risks @SerumInstIndia took with stockpiling the vaccine, have […]

Narendra Modi government must indemnify vaccine makers against all lawsuits: Adar Poonawalla

NEW DELHI: Vaccine manufacturers need to have protection against all lawsuits for their vaccines especially during a pandemic, Serum Institute of India (SII) Chief Executive Officer Adar Poonawalla has said. He also said that the vaccine makers are going to propose this to the government, while speaking at a virtual panel on the challenges of […]

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