Ireland, Netherlands suspend AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine: Highlights

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on March 15, 2021
Ireland and The Netherlands became the latest countries to suspend the use of the AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine for their Covid-19 immunisation programme. ​The Indian version of the vaccine is known as Covishield, with the Serum Institute of India (SII) joining hands to produce 1 billion doses of the vaccine. ​​

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Astrazeneca vaccine use suspended
Use of the Astrazeneca vaccine has been suspended in some European countries due to concerns over blood clots.

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AstraZeneca

British-Swedish pharmaceutical company
AstraZeneca on Friday backed the idea of keeping a 12-16 weeks gap between the two doses of the Covishield vaccine.
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Serum Institute of India

Indian biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals company
The new vaccine shall be launched under the brand name of Covovax, which SII is manufacturing in partnership with US pharmaceutical firm Novovax.
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Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech (BB) are seeking higher prices for Covid-19 vaccines from the Centre amid concerns that the cost of Covishield..
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Novavax in collaboration with Indian drug manufacturer Serum Institute of India is manufacturing these vaccines for India and low-income countries.
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