SII reduces price of Covishield

The manufacturers of Covid-19 vaccine Covishield, Serum Institute of India has reduced the price of its vaccine from Rs. 400 to Rs. 300 per dose for states, SII CEO Adar Poonawalla announced on Wednesday.

“As a philanthropic gesture on behalf of Serum Institute of India, I hereby reduce the price to the states from Rs. 400 to Rs. 300 per dose, effective immediately; this will save thousands of crores of state funds going forward. This will enable more vaccination and save countless lives,” Poonawalla tweeted.

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