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Covishield ready to roll out in coming weeks: SII CEO Adar Poonawalla

New Delhi/UNI: Hours after the Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) approved Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine ''Covishield'' for restricted emergency use, Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla announced that the vaccine is ready to roll out in the coming weeks.

Serum Institute applies for emergency approval of Covishield

New Delhi/IBNS: The Serum Institute of India (SII) has applied for an emergency approval from the Indian government of its vaccine against Covid-19, named Covishield.

India reports over 48,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, active cases fall below 6 lakh

New Delhi/IBNS: India, the second worst Covid-19-affected country in the world, reported over 48,000 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally of infections to 80,88,851.

Covid-19 vaccine could be ready by December: Serum Institute's Adar Poonawalla

New Delhi/Pune/IBNS: Giving a hope to 1.3 billion people of India, vaccine manufacturer Serum Institute of India (SII)'s chief Adar Poonawalla has said the Oxford University's Covid-19 vaccine can be made available in the country by December 2020.

Will the government of India have 80,000 crores available for COVID-19 vaccines: Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla asks

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Saturday asked whether the Indian government will have Rs. 80,000 crores over the next one year to buy and distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to everyone in India.

Will take 4-5 years until everyone gets COVID-19 vaccine, says Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla 

Pune: Adar Poonawalla, chief executive of the Serum Institute of India, has said it will take four to five years until everyone gets the COVID-19 vaccine on this planet.