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COVID-19: Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla reveals cost of Covishield vaccine in private markets - Check price here

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Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Tuesday (January 12) said that 'Covishield' will be made available in private markets at Rs 1,000.
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The first batch of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' dispatched by Serum Institute of India (SII) in Pune arrived in various states including Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Bihar and Hyderabad. The COVID vaccination drive will start in India from Jan 16. Serum Institute of India, CEO Adar Poonawalla called...

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Serum Institute of India (SII), CEO Adar Poonawalla received a COVISHIELD vaccine shot on January 16. COVISHIELD vaccine is manufactured by SII. India has approved 2 vaccines - Covishield and Covaxin. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched nation-wide vaccination drive against COVID-19 via video-conferencing.

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Employees and CEO-owner of Serum Institute of India (SII) Adar Poonawalla applauded at their office in Pune, as the first consignment of Covishield was dispatched across India on January 12.

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At least 1,65,714 healthcare beneficiaries received COVID-19 jab on Saturday across India, marking it as a historic and biggest COVID-19 vaccination drive launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. About 16,755 total vaccinators involved across India during the COVID vaccination drive. There was no post adverse event reported after the vaccination was administered to the people. "Total vaccinators involved across India were 16,755. Total beneficiaries vaccinated across India--1,65,714. COVID19 vaccination drive was successful on Day 1. No case of post-vaccination hospitalisation reported so far," said Manohar Agnani, Additional Secretary of Union Health Ministry. "The Serum Institute of India (SII) produced COVISHIELD was supplied to all States and Union Territories (UT). Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN was supplied to 12 States. Total 3,351 sessions were held across the country with both the vaccines, said Health Ministry on COVID19 vaccine roll-out," he added. Watch the full video for more details.

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On Day 1 of India's Covid-19 vaccination, two doctors who took the shots shared their experience. Dr Atul Peters and Anil Dhar of Max hospital were given Bharat Biotech's Covaxin and SII-made Covishield jabs respectively. Both didn't experience any side-effects and said that doubts regarding the inoculants are unfounded. Dr Suranjit Chatterjee of Apollo hospital, who is set to receive a shot soon, also weighed in on the controversy regarding Covaxin and its third phase trials. Watch the full video for more.

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