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DCGI grants permit to SII for mfg of Sputnik V

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Friday granted the Serum Institute of India permission to manufacture Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V in India. The Serum Institute of India (SII) has... Read more »

Man files complaint against Adar Poonawalla and ICMR, says no antibodies formed after jab

A man from Lucknow has filed a police complaint against Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla, ICMR director-general Dr Balram Bhargava and others on Tuesday alleging that no antibodies against COVID-19... Read more »
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Serum endorses receipt of Rs. 1732 crore from govt

Serum Institute of India (SII) on Monday endorsed the government statement that 100 per cent advance of Rs. 1732 crore has been released to the company on April 28 for 11 crore... Read more »

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... Read more »
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Covishield and Covaxin show efficacy against Double Mutant: Study

India’s two Covid-19 vaccines, Covishield and Covaxin have shown efficacy against the Indian strain and have show milder infection after the inoculation, a senior scientist said on Tuesday. Institute of Genomics and... Read more »

Health Ministry announces Covishield will continue to be provided free to states

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfares has announced that the GOI procured doses will continue to be provided totally free to states. The statement comes in as a reply to congress... Read more »

Breaking: Covishield protects against B1617 aka Double Mutant, shows results using in vitro neutralization assay

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SII’s Covishield to be sold at Rs. 400 a shot to state and Rs. 600 a shot to private hospitals

The Serum Institute of India (SII) on Wednesday said that its Covid-19 vaccine Covishield will be sold at Rs. 400 a shot to states and Rs. 600 to private hospitals. The centre... Read more »
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SII and Bharat Biotech granted Rs. 45.67 billion to boost vaccine production

India’s government has granted Rs. 45.67 billion to Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech to boost production of Covid-19 vaccines amid quick spreading infections, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Serum... Read more »

Shortfalls of Supplies From US may cause delay, warns SII CEO

The chief scientist of World Health Organization and head of world’s biggest vaccine maker says that a global shortage is being faced by the makers of Covid-19 vaccine.A US law prohibiting the... Read more »