Friday, July 1, 2022
HomeGeneralSerum Institute applies for trials of another COVID-19 vaccine

Serum Institute applies for trials of another COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi, Jan 30 (PTI) Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Saturday said his company has applied to start the trials of another COVID-19 vaccine and that it hopes to launch it by June 2021.

Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla today said his company has applied to start the trials of another COVID-19 vaccine and that it hopes to launch it by June 2021.

The city-based firm has already produced Covishield vaccine, co-developed by the University of Oxford and British-Swedish company AstraZeneca. The Centre has purchased11 million doses of Covishield vaccine for the on going inoculation drive.

In a tweet, Poonawalla said, ”Our partnership for aCOVID-19 vaccine with @Novavax has also published excellent efficacy results. We have also applied to start trials in India. Hope to launch #COVOVAX by June 2021!” The country launched its COVID-19 vaccination drive from January 16 in what Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called the world’s largest inoculation programme with priority to be given to nearly three crore healthcare and frontline workers.


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI


RELATED ARTICLES

Lateset News

Most Popular

%d bloggers like this: