Tag: Serum Institute

Can Adityanath appoint a best-in-class administrator to lead a mammoth vaccination effort in UP?

Last Friday, on May 14, this paper published a graphic breaking down GoI’s ambitious vaccine production plan. Three approved producers of Covid-19 vaccines — Serum...

South awaits vaccine supply timelines to fix launch dates

Five major southern states will be able to kick off the vaccination campaign for people in the 18-44 year age group only after a week...

Congress accuses government of facilitating vaccine profiteering | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress on Sunday accused the Modi government of facilitating vaccine profiteering amid the steep and persistent rise in coronavirus cases in the country....

Nation seeing Gandhis’ shameful arrogance when everyone needs to come together: BJP | India News

NEW DELHI: The BJP lashed out at the Congress on Wednesday over its criticism of the Centre’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying the country...

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...

View: How to battle a pandemic? Valuable lessons from India

In late March 2020, there was a notable prediction by Ramanan Laxminarayan, director of Centre for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy, on India’s ongoing Covid-19...

Covaxin out of clinical trial mode, granted restricted emergency use authorisation | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Thursday said Bharat Biotech‘s indigenously developed Covaxin is out of the “clinical trial mode” and that it has now been...

Ghana first nation to receive coronavirus vaccines from COVAX

Ghana received the world’s first delivery of coronavirus vaccines from the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative on Wednesday – the long-awaited start for a program that...

India to ship Covid vaccine to neighbours | India News

NEW DELHI: India plans to ship off doses of Covid vaccine to its neighbours as part of its vaccine diplomacy in a couple of weeks....

Maharashtra may go the UK way for max spread

Mumbai: Maharashtra may delay the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine by up to six weeks, similar to the strategy that countries such as the...

Experts question govt vaccine purchase price, say it’s higher | India News

MUMBAI: As the Covid-19 vaccine completes its journey from laboratory to hospital, its pricing is being questioned. Public health activists and industry experts to whom...

WHO asks Serum Institute of India for Covishield trial data to begin global supply

MUMBAI: The World Health Organisation has asked Serum Institute of India to submit its data from clinical trials of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine conducted in India...

Covid-19: An FAQ factsheet for Covishield vaccine by Serum Institute

Prior to the beginning of the nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 in India on January 16, the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has issued...

‘Z+ security’ for pandemic era’s vials of gold

(This story originally appeared in on Jan 12, 2021) MUMBAI: In a pandemic-stricken world, an antidote is worth its weight in gold. And like gold,...

Who’s on the hook if Covid vaccines go wrong?

The Covid-19 vaccines are here and distribution has begun. But what if something goes wrong? Whether it’s a loss of income, hefty medical bills or...

Oxford Covid vaccine set to become first to get approval in India: Report | India News

NEW DELHI: India is set to mark the New Year’s Day by giving its first-ever approval to a coronavirus vaccine. The expert panel is likely...

UK approval of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine positive news, waiting for India’s approval: Serum Institute | India News

NEW DELHI: Serum Institute of India (SII) on Wednesday termed the approval for Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in the UK as encouraging news and said that...

Serum’s chances for Covishield nod rise after UK regulator approves Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the drug regulator tasked with vetting the coronavirus vaccines will meet today to examine Serum Institute of India’s application...

India likely to approve AstraZeneca vaccine by next week, could become 1st country to do so

NEW DELHI: India is likely to approve Oxford/AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use by next week after its local manufacturer submitted additional data sought by...

Serum Institute seeks emergency use authorisation for Oxford COVID-19 vaccine Covishield in India

The Serum Institute of India on Sunday became the first indigenous company to apply to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) seeking emergency use...

Covid-19: SII’s threat to sue vaccine volunteer alarms scientists | India News

Bioethicists and several scientists have expressed shock at the Serum Institute threatening to file for damages against a trial volunteer who went public about a...

DCGI and institutional ethics committee investigating claim of adverse event in COVID vaccine trial

NEW DELHI: The Drugs Controller General of India and the institutional ethics committee at the implementation site are investigating if the adverse event as claimed...

India in dialogue with Moderna, other biotech firms over progress in COVID vaccine development: Sources

NEW DELHI: India is in dialogue with the US-based biotech giant Moderna over the progress in the clinical trials of its coronavirus vaccine candidate, which...

India in dialogue with Moderna, other biotech firms over progress in Covid vaccine development: Sources | India News

NEW DELHI: India is in dialogue with the US-based biotech giant Moderna over the progress in the clinical trials of its coronavirus vaccine candidate, which...

Covid-19: India to get 100 million Astra vaccine shots by next month | India News

The world’s largest vaccine maker is ramping up production of AstraZeneca Plc’s Covid-19 shot, aiming to have 100 million doses ready by December for an...