Queues of countries for Puneeri corona vaccine; Serum’s Adar Poonawala took a big decision Coronavirus-latest-news

The corona vaccine from Pune is in great demand in the world.

Pune, February 21: The demand for corona vaccine in Pune has increased worldwide. India has also supplied covishield corona vaccine made in Pune to some countries. Many countries are still waiting for this vaccine. The Serum Institute of India, which manufactures the vaccine, has taken a big decision in view of the demand from other countries.

First India will be given priority, then supply to other countries, said Adar Poonawala, CEO of SII. He called on other countries to exercise restraint. He has tweeted about this.

Adar Poonawala said, “I urge all the countries and governments that are waiting for Kovishield to exercise restraint. India has a great need for vaccines and that is our priority. If India gets enough vaccines then we will vaccinate the world. Trying

The vaccine was developed by the Serum Institute of India with the help of Oxford University and AstraZeneca. This vaccine is safe and effective. Therefore, its emergency use has been approved. The World Health Organization has also given the green light to the emergency use of the vaccine. The whole world can be vaccinated through COVAX.

Published by:Priya Lad

First published:February 21, 2021, 6:57 PM IST


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