The third phase of corona vaccination has started in the country from May 1. This requires a large-scale vaccine. In India, people are being vaccinated with the help of Kovishield, Kovacsin and now Sputnik-V. Meanwhile, Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawala said on Saturday night that the production of COVID-19 vaccine is in full swing in Pune.
Let us tell you that Poonawala, the CEO of SII, had a meeting with his business partner in England yesterday. Poonamwala tweeted, “There was a meeting with all our partners and stakeholders in England. Meanwhile, production of COVISHIELD is in full swing in Pune.
Taking a lead, SII on Wednesday reduced the price of its COVID-19 vaccine ‘Covishield’ from Rs 400 to Rs 300 per dose for the states. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has also provided Poonawala with Y-class security across the country on Wednesday by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
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Amidst the second devastating wave of Corona virus epidemic in the country, Adar Poonawala, CEO of Pune’s Serum Institute of India (SII), has spoken of a huge pressure on him to increase the supply of Kovid-19 vaccine. He said that all the burden is falling on his head while this work is not under his control alone. Poonawala has been given ‘Y category security this week by the Government of India.
In his first comment after being given government protection, Poonawalla said in a conversation with London newspaper The Times that some of India’s most powerful people had spoken furiously over the phone to him for the demand for the supply of the Kovishield vaccine.
CII is producing the Kovid-19 vaccine from Oxford / Astragenica in India. He said that due to this pressure, he has come to London with his wife and children. According to the Indian government officials, Poonawala was given protection in view of the possible dangers. Central Reserve Police Force personnel will be under his protection anywhere in the country. These will have 4-5 commands.