Serum Institute asks government for $403 million to boost AstraZeneca vaccine output

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The Serum Institute of India has asked the government for a grant of 30 billion rupees ($402.97 million) to increase its capacity to make AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine. It is seeking the money to ramp up monthly production to more than 100 million doses by the end of May, the government said in a statement on Wednesday, noting...

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