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Serum Institute receives govt order for 11 million vaccine doses

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Pune-based vaccine main Serum Institute of India (SII) on Monday mentioned it has obtained an order from the federal government for as many as 11 million vaccine doses of Covishield, forward of the January 16 mega vaccination drive. ​According to SII officers, the vaccine can be out there on the value of Rs 200 per vial. 

The institute had entered right into a collaboration with the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca to fabricate the Covishield vaccine. Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine producer, has a license to provide the shot and has already manufactured near 50 million dose

Days again, the Indian drug regulator accredited Covishield and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for restricted emergency use in the nation. 

The vaccination drive in opposition to coronavirus in India will kick off on January 16, 2021. The precedence will likely be given to the healthcare staff and the frontline staff, estimated to be round 3 crores, adopted by these above 50 years and the under-50 inhabitants teams with co-morbidities numbering round 27 crores.

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