Serum Institute of India’s CEO Adar Poonawala has earlier said “Nobody wants a vaccine should come with a guarantee of a few months.”
Pfizer has done an announcement of 90% efficacy in the latest results and Moderna has also done an announcement about 95% efficacy in phase -3 trials. Now, Adar Poonawala , Ceo, Serum Institute of India (SII) has tweeted about the qualities of a good vaccine and reminded that a good vaccine is not that comes first. Adar Poonawala has given an interview to Medically Speaking where he has clearly said that there are chances that India may get vaccine COVISHIELD by Jan 2021, but only if it’s proven immunogenic and efficacious.
Adar Poonawala has tweeted about the four qualities of a good vaccine – It has to be safe, It should be for long term protection against the disease.It should be transported and stored at manageable temperature and it should be affordable to all humanity.