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Bombay HC asks Maharashtra government to assure requisite security for Adar Poonawalla
India

Bombay HC asks Maharashtra government to assure requisite security for Adar Poonawalla

The SII CEO recently went to London after he claimed to have received threats from ‘powerful people’ seeking vaccine doses on priority

Never exported COVID-19 vaccines at the cost of people in India, says Serum Institute
India

Never exported COVID-19 vaccines at the cost of people in India, says Serum Institute

The company in a statement said that it was committed to doing "everything possible" to support the vaccination drive in the country

Adar Poonawalla's SII to invest over $300 million in UK
World

Adar Poonawalla's SII to invest over $300 million in UK

The Serum Institute of India has been at the forefront of producing the lower-cost AstraZeneca coronavirus shot

File complaint about threats, will conduct in-depth probe: Maharashtra govt tells Adar Poonawalla
India

File complaint about threats, will conduct in-depth probe: Maharashtra govt tells Adar Poonawalla

The SII CEO, who has been in the UK on an extended stay to evade alleged threats in India over the ever-increasing demand for COVID-19 vaccines, has said he will return in a few days

Not possible to ramp up production overnight, says SII's Adar Poonawalla as pressure to supply COVID-19 vaccine builds
India

Not possible to ramp up production overnight, says SII's Adar Poonawalla as pressure to supply COVID-19 vaccine builds

His comments come hours after the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare earlier on Monday rebuffed media reports alleging that the Centre has not placed fresh orders for COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 vaccine: Adar Poonawalla claims 'aggressive calls from India's powerful' as reason for leaving India
India

COVID-19 vaccine: Adar Poonawalla claims 'aggressive calls from India's powerful' as reason for leaving India

The SII CEO's comments come in the backdrop of the ever-increasing demand in India as the country battles through a devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19 vaccine: In a 'philanthropic gesture', SII reduces Covishield price to Rs 300 per dose for states
India

COVID-19 vaccine: In a 'philanthropic gesture', SII reduces Covishield price to Rs 300 per dose for states

This follows widespread criticism of the pricing policy of the SII, which sold the initial doses of Covishield to the Central Government at Rs 150 per dose

Centre should follow global example and make COVID vaccine free for all, says economist Ramakumar
India

Centre should follow global example and make COVID vaccine free for all, says economist Ramakumar

The economist's comments comes in the backdrop of the Serum Institute of India’s hiking the price of its COVISHIELD vaccine. The Centre, meanwhile, has asked both SII and Bharat Biotech to lower the prices of their vaccines.

Union Budget 2021: Bharat Biotech, Serum Institute of India laud higher allocation for healthcare sector
India

Union Budget 2021: Bharat Biotech, Serum Institute of India laud higher allocation for healthcare sector

SII CEO Adar Poonawalla said that globally, spending on healthcare infrastructure and vaccines has given countries and their economies the best chance at fighting COVID-19

Pune's Serum Institute of India applies for permission to start trials of 'Covovax' vaccine
India

Pune's Serum Institute of India applies for permission to start trials of 'Covovax' vaccine

The company is aiming to launch the vaccine being produced in collaboration with American vaccine development company Novavax by June 2021, SII CEO Adar Poonawalla said

Over 10 lakh healthcare workers immunised against COVID-19, says Centre; 187 AEFIs reported today
India

Over 10 lakh healthcare workers immunised against COVID-19, says Centre; 187 AEFIs reported today

Meanwhile, five people died in a fire that broke out in a facility of the Serum Institute of India (SII) in Pune's Manjari area. SII is manufacturing the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, 'Covishield'

Fire at Pune's Serum Institute of India leaves five dead; Covishield production unaffected, says CEO Adar Poonawalla
India

Fire at Pune's Serum Institute of India leaves five dead; Covishield production unaffected, says CEO Adar Poonawalla

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is set to visit the facility to take stock of the situation tomorrow. The Maharashtra govt has also ordered a probe into the cause of the fire

Over 1.91 lakh healthcare, sanitary workers get COVID-19 vaccine jabs; no cases of post-vaccination hospitalisation, says Centre
India

Over 1.91 lakh healthcare, sanitary workers get COVID-19 vaccine jabs; no cases of post-vaccination hospitalisation, says Centre

The Union health ministry that the programme had been a "success" as no cases of post-vaccination hospitalisation had been reported as of 7 pm on Saturday

Narendra Modi to launch vaccination drive on 16 Jan, says Centre; over 56 lakh doses of Covishield sent to 13 cities
India

Narendra Modi to launch vaccination drive on 16 Jan, says Centre; over 56 lakh doses of Covishield sent to 13 cities

The Union health ministry was also quoted as saying that Modi is likely to launch the Co-WIN app, and interact with vaccine beneficiaries across the country

Covaxin trials conducted with '200% honesty', says Bharat Biotech MD; new COVID-19 cases under 20,000 for 3rd day
India

Covaxin trials conducted with '200% honesty', says Bharat Biotech MD; new COVID-19 cases under 20,000 for 3rd day

The global efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 got a boost in the UK, as it became the first country to administer a vaccine against the virus

Serum institute banned from exporting Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for several months: Adar Poonawalla
science

Serum institute banned from exporting Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for several months: Adar Poonawalla

He said the vaccine can only be given to the Indian government and export of vaccines for COVAX, won’t begin until March or April.

Govt needs to protect vaccine manufacturers against all lawsuits, says SII CEO Adar Poonawalla
India

Govt needs to protect vaccine manufacturers against all lawsuits, says SII CEO Adar Poonawalla

Last month, SII had rejected allegations of serious side-effects made by a participant in the Covishield vaccine trial in Chennai. The man had also sought Rs 5 crore compensation

SII on track to meet need for 30-40 cr vaccine doses by July, says Adar Poonawalla after Modi visit
India

SII on track to meet need for 30-40 cr vaccine doses by July, says Adar Poonawalla after Modi visit

Poonawalla also said the SII is in the process of applying for an emergency usage licence, and that he has discussed an implementation plan with Prime Minister Modi during his visit to its Pune facility on Saturday

Studies link NETs to severe COVID-19: All you need to know about neutrophil extracellular traps
Health

Studies link NETs to severe COVID-19: All you need to know about neutrophil extracellular traps

Studies have shown that in people with severe COVID-19, the neutrophils get strongly activated and adopt a low-density phenotype.

Fortune 40 Under 40: 2020 emerging leaders list includes Isha and Akash Ambani, Byju Raveendran, Adar Poonawalla
Business

Fortune 40 Under 40: 2020 emerging leaders list includes Isha and Akash Ambani, Byju Raveendran, Adar Poonawalla

The 2020 Fortune 40 Under 40 list highlights 40 influential people each across five categories — finance, technology, healthcare, government and politics, and media and entertainment from around the world.