PM to visit vaccine centres in 3 cities

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on November 26, 2020
While in Hyderabad, the PM will visit vaccine maker Bharat Biotech’s facilities, where work on the development of India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, is under way, he will drop in at the facilities of Zydus Cadila in Ahmedabad, where ZyCoV-D is under development, and the Serum Institute of India (SII)...

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Published on November 24, 2020 -  03:05
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Bharat Biotech

Indian biotechnology company and vaccine manufacturer
India's first indigenous vaccine against COVID-19, Covaxin, showed enhanced immune response without any serious side effects in the participants enrolled for the..
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An expert panel of India's drug regulator CDSCO on Tuesday recommended granting permission for conducting phase 1 clinical trial of an intranasal vaccine against..
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Place in Maharashtra, India
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday visited the city-based Serum Institute of India (SII), where a major fire had broken out two days ago, killing five persons...
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Adar Poonawalla has given an explanation on his tweet that he did after fire broke out at Serum Institute's facility in Pune on Thursday afternoon.
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Serum Institute of India

Indian biotechnological company, vaccine manufacturer
The tiny clinking vials supervised by silent PPE-wearing technicians belie the excitement inside the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, the Serum Institute of..
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Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Friday said its manufacturing plant at Manjari here suffered a loss of over Rs1,000 crore in Thursday’s..
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