Tag: Serum Institute of India

View: Express vaccination is our saviour

India is reeling under the second wave of the pandemic. On April 25, 2021, we reported over 3.5 lakh cases of fresh infections from the...

Large-scale COVID vaccination for people between 18-44 yrs in Delhi to start on Monday: Arvind Kejriwal

Large-scale vaccination against COVID-19 for people between 18 years and 44 years in the national capital will start on Monday, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind...

Civil society petition in SC for compulsory licence for vaccine, key Covid drugs

Civil society organisation Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (Mumbai) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre to issue compulsory licenses for...

Supreme Court to government: Why different prices of Covid-19 vaccine for states and Centre? | India News

NEW DELHI: In the suo moto proceedings on the Covid-19 crisis, the Supreme Court on Friday asked a string of questions to the Centre about...

india covid vaccination: Mass vaccination, India’s COVID-19 escape route, poses a giant challenge

India is the world’s leading producer of vaccines, but over the past week it has also been the global leader in COVID-19 deaths, and it...

US should grant India special waiver from DPA for vaccine raw materials

The United States ought to consider granting India a special exemption or waiver from the imposition of its Defence Production Act (DPA) on raw materials...

Covid-19: States unsure of vaccination Phase 3 | India News

NEW DELHI: It’s just two more days to India’s third phase of vaccination to begin – which will see those between 18 and 45 years...

View: More was expected from Biden’s America. But, the fight against pandemic isn’t over yet

The crisis of confidence — or rather the crisis of silence — when India’s pain seemed invisible to the US administration has lessons, starting with...

Covid-19: China stokes US-India tensions over Biden’s slow coronavirus aid | India News

NEW DELHI: With the US dragging its feet in offering India help to combat the world’s worst virus crisis, China is moving to drive a...

Covid-19: Union health secy writes to states, UTs on phase 3 inoculation drive | India News

NEW DELHI: From May 1, the types of anti-coronavirus vaccine and their prices will be displayed on the CoWIN portal for citizens to make an...

State govts free to procure COVID-19 vaccine from manufacturers: Centre

State governments are free to procure anti-coronavirus vaccine doses from vaccine manufacturers as per the Liberalised Pricing and Accelerated National COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy, the Union...

Public healthcare expert recommends new Covid-19 vaccine strategy for India | India News

WASHINGTON: As India experiences a new wave of Covid-19 pandemic, an Indian public healthcare expert has called for adopting a “build, buy and jab” strategy...

COVID-19: WH refuses to comment on lifting ban on vaccine raw materials export to India

The White House on Monday did not respond to questions on the request by Serum Institute of India to lift export ban on certain raw...

Covid-19: White House refuses to comment on lifting ban on vaccine raw materials export to India | India News

WASHINGTON: The White House on Monday did not respond to questions on the request by Serum Institute of India to lift export ban on certain...

How the tiny kingdom of Bhutan out-vaccinated most of the world

The Lunana area of Bhutan is remote even by the standards of an isolated Himalayan kingdom: It covers an area about twice the size of...

AstraZeneca woes grow as Australia, Philippines, African Union curb COVID-19 shots

Australia and the Philippines limited use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, while the African Union dropped plans to buy the shot amid global shortages,...

India planning to double Covid vaccine output to 140 million by August

India may more than double local production of Covid-19 vaccines to 140 million doses a month by August, according to a presentation to the Prime...

EU seeks 10 mn AstraZeneca vaccines from India to meet shortfall: Indian source

The European Union has asked India to allow it to buy 10 million doses of ‘s COVID-19 vaccine from Serum Institute of India, a government...

Germany postpones vaccination summit over AstraZeneca furore

The German government said Tuesday it will postpone a virtual summit on the country’s vaccination efforts until after the European Medicines Agency has met over...

Protests over agricultural reforms a matter for the Indian government: UK Minister

India as a democracy has guaranteed the right to protest throughout and the farmers’ protests over agricultural reforms is an issue that is absolutely and...

Sign up from 9am today for vaccine at 136 private, 56 government hospitals in Delhi | India News

NEW DELHI: India is set to enter the second phase of Covid-19 vaccinations on Monday, when registrations will open at 9am for senior citizens (60...

Magnum Fincorp: Adar Poonawalla group firm makes open offer to buy additional stake in Magma Fincorp

NEW DELHI: Adar Poonawalla-controlled Rising Sun Holdings Pvt Ltd along with two other individuals have made an open offer to buy an additional 26 per...

The newest diplomatic currency: Covid-19 vaccines | India News

NEW DELHI: India, the unmatched vaccine manufacturing power, is giving away millions of doses to neighbors friendly and estranged. It is trying to counter China,...

Adar Poonawalla: Adar Poonawalla on why he is buying Magma Fincorp

Adar Poonawalla, CEO, Serum Institute of India, says wanted to scale up Poonawalla Finance which he started two years ago and Magma is a wellrun...

As vaccination drive picks up, Govt eyes to give shots to 50-plus group | India News

NEW DELHI: The vaccination drive against Covid-19 is set to be ramped up, targeting a larger population group of around 26 crore people above 50...