April 13, 2021 12:25 (IST)
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Serum Institute seeks financial assistance from govt to boost capacity

New Delhi/IBNS: Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of world's largest vaccine manufacturer Serum Institute of India (SII), has told NDTV it needs Rs 3,000 crore in assistance from the Indian government to expand its production capacity which is currently "very stretched" in wake of the export restrictions imposed by the government last month.

Madras HC issues notice to Centre on plea to declare Covishield 'unsafe'

Chennai/IBNS: The Madras High Court has issued a notice to the Centre over a petition to declare India's indigenous coronavirus vaccine -'Covishield'- developed by Pune-based Serum Institute as "unsafe".

Fire breaks out again at Serum Institute's under-construction building hours after 5 die

Pune/IBNS: A second fire broke out at the Serum Institute of India (SII)'s under-construction building after the massive blaze that claimed five lives at the vaccine developer's Pune facility on Thursday.

Pune: 5 killed in fire at Serum Institute's under-construction facility

Pune/IBNS: At least five people have been killed in the fire which broke out at an under-construction facility of India's biotechnology and pharmaceuticals company Serum Institute of India (SII) here on Thursday.

Fire breaks out at Serum Institute's under-construction facility in Pune

Pune/IBNS: A fire broke out at an under-construction facility of India's biotechnology and pharmaceuticals company Serum Institute of India (SII) here on Thursday.