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'Getting aggressive calls from powerful people': Serum CEO Adar Poonawalla on vaccine pressure

IndiaTimes Saturday, 1 May 2021
Referring to the phone calls, Poonawala said "Threats is an understatement. The level of expectation and aggression is really unprecedented. It's overwhelming. Everyone feels they should get the vaccine. They can't understand why anyone else should get it before them," Poonawala said in the interview.
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Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Saturday spoke out about the pressures he was under over the production of COVID-19 vaccines to meet the ever-increasing demand in India as the country battles through a devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. In his first comments since he...

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