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Serum Institute Resumes Export Of Covishield To COVAX
Serum Institute Resumes Export Of Covishield To COVAX

According to the source, the Union government has allowed the commercial export of both vaccines - Covishield and Covaxin - in view of sufficient stock of the vaccines available with the states and Union Territories, and also with the manufacturers.

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Unethical to give Covid-19 booster doses now: Adar Poonawalla

It was unethical to start giving the third booster dose of Covid vaccine to someone when others in certain countries and populations have not even got two doses for full vaccination, said Adar Poonawalla on Friday

India To Receive Sputnik V Vaccine Consignments From May 1
Serum Institute To Start Sputnik V Production In September

As part of the technical transfer process, SII has already received cell and vector samples from the Gamaleya Center, which developed the Sputnik V jab.

Gap Between Two Doses Of Covishield Extended To 12-16 Weeks
India Seeks EU Travel Approval For Covishield: Report

India's Serum Institute is seeking emergency authorisation in the European Union for its Covishield jab, the BBC reported.

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Serum Institute Manufacturing First Batch Of Covovax COVID-19 Vaccine

The Centre said that more than 30.54 crore vaccine doses have been provided to the states and Union Territories so far. According to the health ministry, 1,50,28,186 Covid doses are still available with the states and Union Territories to be administered.

No Data To Show Children Will Be Seriously Hit In Next COVID Waves: AIIMS chief
Serum Institute To Conduct Clinical Trials Of Novavax For Children

Novavax Inc had announced that NVX-CoV2373, its recombinant nanoparticle protein-based Covid-19 vaccine, demonstrated 100 per cent protection against moderate and severe disease, 90.4 per cent efficacy overall.

DCGI Grants SII Permission To Manufacture Russian COVID Vaccine Sputnik V: Sources
DCGI Grants SII Permission To Manufacture Russian COVID Vaccine Sputnik V: Sources

The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) on Friday granted Serum Institute of India (SII) the permission to manufacture Russian COVID Vaccine- Sputnik V for examination test and analysis at its licensed facility at Hadapsar, ANI quoted sources as saying.

Powerful Indians Making Aggressive Calls For Vaccines: Poonawalla
Powerful Indians Making Aggressive Calls For Vaccines: Poonawalla

London: Admitting that he is facing immense pressure from “some of the most powerful people in India” demanding supplies of Covishield, Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla said on…

Serum Institute Cuts Vaccine Price For States To Rs 300/Dose
Serum Institute Cuts Vaccine Price For States To Rs 300/Dose

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India (SII) — the maker of the most used COVID-19 vaccine in the country — on Wednesday announced a cut in price of the jab…

Serum Institute Plans To Launch New COVID-19 Vaccine 'Covovax' By June
Serum Institute Plans To Launch New COVID-19 Vaccine 'Covovax' By June

Pune: In what could be a mega boost to the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive in India, the Serum Institute of India (SII) has announced its plan to launch its new vaccine, Covovax, by June this year. SII CEO Adar Poonawalla said on Saturday that its partnership for a Covid-19 vaccine with Novavax has shown excellent […]

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India's Vaccine Diplomacy: 500,000 Covishield Doses To Sri Lanka

New Delhi: As a beneficiary of India’s vaccine diplomacy, Sri Lanka will on Thursday receive a consignment of 500,000 doses of ‘Covishield’ vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII). This gift of Covid-19 vaccine doses to Sri Lanka is a part of India’s ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative under which India has gifted vaccines to […]

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5 killed In Serum Institute Plant Fire, Covid Vaccine Safe

Pune: At least five persons suffocated to death as a major fire broke out in an under-construction building in a plant of global vaccine giant, the Serum Institute of India (SII), here on Thursday afternoon, shocking the country. Health Minister Rajesh Tope and Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol announced that five persons, including one woman, had […]

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India Sending One Million Covid Vaccines To Nepal

Kathmandu: A total of one million Covid-19 vaccines will be delivered by India to Nepal which will land in Kathmandu on Thursday, said the Nepalese Health and Population Minister Hrydesh Tripathi on Wednesday. Addressing a press conference along with Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Tripathi said the Government of India will hand over […]

55L Covaxin Procured For Rs 206 Per Dose, 1.1 Cr Covidshield Vaccines For Rs 200 A Piece
55L Covaxin Procured For Rs 206 Per Dose, 1.1 Cr Covidshield Vaccines For Rs 200 A Piece

New Delhi: Days before the commencement of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that 1.1 crore Covishield and 55 lakh Covaxin vaccines have been procured at a cost of Rs 200 and Rs 206 per dose, respectively. However, BBIL will provide 16.5 lakh doses of Covaxin free of cost […]

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First Covishield Vaccines Consignment Leaves Serum Institute | WATCH

Pune: 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 and […]

COVID-19 Vaccine To Cost Rs 219-292 To Govt; Rs 438-584 In Pvt Market: Serum CEO Poonawalla
COVID-19 Vaccine To Cost Rs 219-292 To Govt; Rs 438-584 In Pvt Market: Serum CEO Poonawalla

New Delhi: Coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford will cost Rs 219-292 per shot to the government and will be priced at double that rate in private market ones such sales open up, said Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of its Indian manufacturer-Serum Institute of India, on Monday. Serum Institute of India […]

Covid-19 Vaccination In Odisha Soon, Says DMET Director
Covid-19 Vaccination In Odisha Soon, Says DMET Director

Bhubaneswar: In a major relief to the denizens, Covid-19 vaccination drive will kick start across Odisha as soon as the doses reach the State, informed Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET) Director Prof CBK Mohanty on Monday. The reaction from Mohanty came just a day after the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) granted […]

Serum Institute Expects Nod For Covid-19 Vaccine in 'Few Days'
Serum Institute Expects Nod For Covid-19 Vaccine in 'Few Days'

New Delhi: Pune-based Serum Institute of India on Monday expressed hope at the possibility of Covid-19 vaccine – Covishield receiving the regulatory approval in “few days”, while emphasising that the company has a massive stockpile 40-50 million doses. The drug maker has partnered with global pharma giant AstraZeneca and the Oxford University for making the […]

Serum Institute Seeks Emergency Approval Of Covishield Submitting Data Asked By DCGI
Serum Institute Seeks Emergency Approval Of Covishield Submitting Data Asked By DCGI

New Delhi: The Serum Institute of India (SII) has submitted additional data required by the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for determining the safety and immunogenicity of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, Covishield, sources privy to the development told IANS. The data was submitted few days ago to the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), […]

India Requires Funding Of Rs 80,000 Cr For COVID Vaccine Distribution: Serum Institute
India Requires Funding Of Rs 80,000 Cr For COVID Vaccine Distribution: Serum Institute

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India, which has partnered with AstraZeneca to manufacture the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, said on Saturday that the country would require a massive funding of Rs 80,000 crore for distribution of the Covid vaccine for the next one year. The Central government plans to vaccinate nearly 30 crore people in the first […]

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Serum Institute Seeks Emergency Use Authorisation For Covishield Vaccine

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India (SII) has applied for emergency use authorization of the first Made in India Covid-19 vaccine, Covishield. “As promised, before the end of 2020, @SerumInstIndia has applied for emergency use authorisation for the first made-in-India vaccine, COVISHIELD. This will save countless lives, and I thank the Government of India and […]

Serum Institute Seeks Rs 100 Cr Damage From Volunteer Seeking Compensation For Complications
Serum Institute Seeks Rs 100 Cr Damage From Volunteer Seeking Compensation For Complications

New Delhi: After a Chennai-based volunteer served a legal notice to the Serum Institute of India (SII) demanding Rs 5 crore compensation for the alleged neurological complications he developed after being administered a test dose of its Covidshield vaccine, the SII has now countered the allegation with a demand of Rs 100 crore as damages […]

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Serum Institute To Manufacture 200mn Doses Of COVID19 Vaccine

New Delhi: A further collaboration among the Serum Institute of India (SII), the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Gavi and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will accelerate the manufacture and delivery of up to 100 million doses of safe and effective Covid-19 vaccines for India and low-and middle income countries. This brings the […]

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Will Govt Have Rs 80,000 Cr For Distribution Of Vaccine, Asks Serum Institute CEO

Pune: Adar Poonawalla, Chief Executive Officer of Serum Institute of India (SII) which is producing the potential coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University, asked on Saturday if the government will have Rs 80,000 crore available to buy and distribute the vaccine. “Quick question; will the government of India have 80,000 crores available, over the next […]

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Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine: Serum Institute Of India Gets DCGI Nod To Resume Cinical trial Of Vax

New Delhi: Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) Dr V G Somani has gave permission to Serum Institute of India to resume clinical trial of the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the country while revoking its earlier order of suspending any new recruitment for phase two and three trial. The DCGI has, however, put certain […]