Adar Poonawalla

COVID-19: Covovax to get approval as booster in 10-15 days, says SII CEO Adar Poonawalla 

Covovax works very well against omicron variant,more than Covishield, says Adar Poonawalla.

published on : 9th January 2023

Posing as Adar Poonawalla, scammers dupe SII of Rs 1 cr; 7 nabbed

A complaint in this regard was registered and during the investigation, police zeroed in on the eight accounts to which the money was transferred.

published on : 26th November 2022

Fraudsters dupe Serum Institute of Rs 1 crore by asking for money transfer in CEO's name

The fraud unfolded between the afternoons of Wednesday and Thursday, said an official of Bundgarden police station.

published on : 10th September 2022

Millions of COVID vaccines unsold; stopped production since December 2021: Adar Poonawalla

He also called for speeding up the decision to vaccinate young kids and said if they can be given other immunisation vaccines why not for the COVID-19.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Poonawalla warns against return to business-as-usual approach 

Calling for increased adoption of booster doses, Poonawalla said it is also needed because people need to travel internally and outside,  many countries have made booster doses mandatory for travel.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Covishield & Covaxin prices cut, hospitals to pay Rs 225 per dose

The precautionary dose has to be of the same vaccine used for the first two doses.

published on : 10th April 2022

Serum Institute's Covishield precaution dose priced at Rs 600 per shot

The Union Health Ministry on Friday announced that those above the age of 18 years who have completed nine months after the administration of the second dose will be eligible for the precaution dose.

published on : 8th April 2022

Low number of COVID-19 cases now as India chose right vaccine, says Poonawalla

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the 'Alternate Fuel Conclave', he said the fourth wave, if at all it occurs, will hopefully be mild.

published on : 4th April 2022

DCGI's EUA nod to SII's Covovax for 12-17 years age group

Poonawalla says younger age groups to follow shortly

published on : 9th March 2022