Serum Institute of India

Australia says looking forward to welcoming Indian students after Covishield approval

Australia had imposed very strict travel restrictions on people travelling in and out of the country.

published on : 1st October 2021

Novavax asks WHO to grant emergency use approval to its COVID vaccine

Novavax and its partner the Serum Institute say their request for the COVID-19 vaccine to the UN health agency is based on a previous submission to Indian regulators.

published on : 24th September 2021

Confusion reigns over Covishield on UK's travel advisory as India not on eligibility list

So far it means, under the new rules from October 4, Indian travellers must take a COVID test three days before departure and book in advance for two COVID tests to be taken upon arrival in England.

published on : 22nd September 2021

SII to supply nearly 22 crore doses of Covishield vaccine to Centre in October

The Pune-based pharmaceutical company has enhanced the manufacturing capacity of Covishield to more than 20 crore doses per month.

published on : 21st September 2021

SII to supply Inactivated Polio Vaccine to Centre for Universal Immunisation Programme

The Union Health Ministry has recently placed a purchase order with SII for 54 lakh doses of IPV vaccine.

published on : 14th September 2021

Centre places 66 crore Covishield doses order with SII to be supplied by December: Sources

Serum Institute of India has enhanced the manufacturing capacity of Covishield to more than 20 crore doses per month.

published on : 9th September 2021

Serum Institute informs Centre it will supply around 20 crore Covishield doses in September

In a production plan submitted to the Centre in May, SII's director had communicated that the production of Covishield would be ramped up to 10 crore each in August and September, sources had said.

published on : 26th August 2021

Fighting COVID: Centre allocates Rs 267.35 crore to Kerala, allows purchasing of 10 lakh Covishield doses

The Centre had earlier allowed states and private hospitals to procure 50 per cent of the vaccines following demands for a decentralisation of the process.

published on : 16th August 2021

COVID vaccine export ban 'very bad' move; son warned not to speak against it: SII's Cyrus Poonawalla

Over 150 countries are dependent on the SII for vaccines and are blaming the company for stopping the supply during a crucial period, Cyrus Poonawalla said.

published on : 13th August 2021

No need to mix two COVID jabs: Serum Institute chairman Poonawalla against using cocktail of vaccines

The efficacy of this approach has not been proven in field trials involving thousands of participants, he said.

published on : 13th August 2021

Had to fall at bureaucrats' feet 50 years ago, but licence raj came down under Modi govt: Poonawalla

Licence raj culture has diminished, which has resulted in quick launch of the coronavirus vaccine, Serum Institute of India chairman Cyrus Poonawalla said.

published on : 13th August 2021

Single-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine gets Indian drug regulator nod

J&J has tied up with Hyderabad-based Biological E for the global supply chain network, hoping to supply its Covid-19 vaccine Janssen through extensive collaborations and partnerships.

published on : 8th August 2021

78 crore doses of Covishield, Covaxin will be available between August and October: Centre

In August, nearly 25.5 crore doses of the two vaccines will be manufactured, while it will go to a little above 26 crore doses in September and 28 crore doses in October.

published on : 7th August 2021

Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla sets aside Rs 10 crore to support students travelling abroad

Earlier in July, he had lauded 16 European countries for recognising Covishield as an acceptable vaccine for entry.

published on : 5th August 2021

Serum Institute chairman Cyrus Poonawalla named as recipient of Lokmanya Tilak National Award

The award ceremony will take place on August 13, he said, adding that the award comprises cash prize of Rs one lakh and a memento.

published on : 31st July 2021
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