Serum Institute says to meet local demand for AstraZeneca vaccine for next two months before exporting
Sunday, 3 January 2021 Serum Institute of India (SII), the local maker of the AstraZeneca/Oxford coronavirus vaccine, said on Sunday it intends to concentrate on meeting India's own immediate demand in the next two months before exporting to other interested countries.
Senior Consultant (Paediatric) and Director of Malik Radix Health Care Dr. Ravi Malik shared his views on Serum institute's COVID vaccine getting green signal from Centre and Bharat Biotech has presented its case. Showing satisfaction, Dr. Malik said that it's a very good development for the country...
India once again established its position as a reliable partner in Covid-19 assistance. It dispatched Covishield to Bahrain and Sri Lanka under the Vaccine Maitri Initiative. Sri Lanka to receive a consignment of 50,400 doses, while Bahrain to get 10,800 doses. Covishield developed by Serum Institute of India was loaded to cargo aircraft at Mumbai. The cargo aircraft left Mumbai airport as per schedule at 7:55 am for Manama. The vaccine consignment for Colombo, which delayed for 15 minutes, left at 9:00 am. Meanwhile, India has supplied vaccines to its neighbours under neighbourhood first policy. Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh received vaccines. India sees international cooperation in the area of fight against Covid-19 as its duty. New Delhi has played the role of the first responder in the region.
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Serum Institute of India's vaccine consignment arrived at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on January 28. The consignment containing COVID-19 vaccine will be dispatched to Bahrain and Colombo today. India is helping other countries with the import of COVID vaccine amid the pandemic.
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Nepal launched Covid-19 immunisation after India sent vaccines. India sent 10 lakh doses of Covishield vaccines to Nepal as a gift. Nepal PM Oli thanked India and PM Modi for the vaccine consignment. The Serum Institute of India has tied up with AstraZeneca to manufacture Covishield. Thousands of Nepalese frontline workers are set to be vaccinated. Nepal PM said talks are on with India to get more vaccines at a proper price. Oli said, “We got an early chance to administer the Covid-19 vaccine. For this, I thank our neighbouring nation India, its government, the people, and especially Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They sent 10 lakh doses of vaccines to us as a grant within a week of the roll-out in India.” Meanwhile, China is yet to get clearance for its Sinopharm vaccine in Nepal. Nepal has had over 2.7 lakh total covid cases and over 2,000 deaths. Watch the full video for more.
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