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Mansukh Mandaviya visits Serum Institute in Pune

NEW DELHI: Minister of State for Ports, Shipping & Waterways (I/C) and Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya today visited vaccine manufacturing plant of the Serum Institute of India to get further acquainted with the vaccination production and to review the production of Vaccines in Pune. Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals, S. Aparna […]

First Covishield consignment leaves Serum Institute for 13 locations

NEW DELHI: A decisive phase in India’s fight against coronavirus began in the wee hours on Tuesday as the first consignment of Covishield vaccines left Serum Institute of India for Pune airport, four days ahead of the nationwide inoculation drive launch. Three temperature-controlled trucks rolled out of the Serum Institute gates shortly before 5 am […]

Narendra Modi government wants Serum Institute to lower price of AstraZeneca vaccine

By Neha Arora & Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government (government of India) has been negotiating with the Serum Institute of India to bring down the price of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, people close to the matter said, delaying the roll-out of the country’s immunisation programme. India’s drug regulator has approved emergency use of the […]

Bharat Biotech, Serum Institute pledge for smooth rollout of COVID-19 vaccines

NEW DELHI: Vaccine makers Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech on Tuesday said both the companies jointly pledge for smooth roll out of COVID-19 vaccines in the country and the world. In a joint statement posted on their respective twitter accounts, the companies said Serum Institute Chief Executive Officer Adar Poonawalla and Bharat Biotech […]

Already produced 40-50 million dosages of Covishield vaccine: Serum Institute

NEW DELHI: Serum Institute of India (SII) has already produced around 50 million dosages of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine ‘Covishield’ and plans to scale it up to 100 million by March next year even as it awaits approval for emergency use authorisation, a top company official said on Monday. The company, which has launched the […]

Covid-19 vaccine review: Narendra Modi to visit Bharat Biotech, Serum Institute and Zydus Biotech Park on Saturday

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit vaccine maker Bharat Biotech’s facility here on Saturday, the Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar said. Modi will be arriving at Hakimpet Air Force station in an IAF flight from Pune in the afternoon as s he is also visiting the Pune-based Serum Institute of India, […]

Serum Institute gets nod for resumption of Oxford vax trials

NEW DELHI: The Serum Institute of India has received approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to resume the clinical trial of the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine candidate, officials from the drug manufacturing company confirmed on Wednesday. India is the manufacturing partner of the vaccine candidate named Covishield, developed jointly by the University of […]

Serum Institute pauses COVID-19 vaccine trials in India

NEW DELHI:Serum Institute of India (SII) on Thursday said it is pausing clinical trials of AstraZeneca Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the country. Earlier this week, AstraZeneca said it had paused the trials because of ‘an unexplained illness’ in a participant in the study. However, SII on Wednesday said it was continuing with the trials […]

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