COVID-19: Adar Poonawalla, CEO of Serum Institute, has said that the Coronavirus vaccine may be ready by the end of this year.
Mumbai. The Serum Institute of India in Pune has claimed that the coronavirus vaccine will be available in the market by the end of this year. In addition, the company will also announce the price of the vaccine within two months. Let us know that Serum Institute is the largest vaccine manufacturer in the world and it is going to launch a vaccine named Covishield in India. The vaccine has been developed by scientists at
Oxford University and the Serum Institute has tied up with the company AstraZeneca Pharma (AstraZeneca) to prepare it.
Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawala said, “We hope to have the corona virus vaccine by the end of this year.” He said that in two months we will announce the price of this vaccine.
The vaccine will be manufactured by the end of August- He said that together with ICMR, we are going to trial this vaccine on thousands of patients in India. Vaccine production will begin by the end of August. I sincerely hope that the vaccine trial will be successful. The company will launch the Corona virus vaccine in India under the names of Covishield and Novavax.
vaccine will be so much – Serum Institute of India Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to produce 100 million doses of Corona Virus Vaccine and He has also tied up with Gavi. Under this, the company will provide a dose of Corona virus vaccine to other poor and developing countries including India for 225 rupees or $ 3. But the final price of the vaccine will be determined after two months.
More than 200 projects are underway these days to prepare the corona virus vaccine. More than 21 of these vaccines are in clinical trials. This vaccine is in the last phase of the human trial. If this test is successful, then by 2021, the corona vaccine will be available in the world.