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Serum Institute of India told to prioritize Vaccine supply in India

An official did not say who had told the firm to prioritize India, or whether the instructions were new The world’s biggest vaccine maker, India’s Serum Institute, has urged other countries to be “patient” about it supplying anti-coronavirus shots, saying it has been instructed to prioritize its home market. “Dear countries & governments, as you […]


Covaxin and Covishield: All we need to know about India’s Covid vaccines

Less than a week after launching the world’s largest inoculation drive, India has shipped tens of thousands of free doses of Covid-19 vaccines to neighbouring countries in what is being widely described as “vaccine diplomacy”. India’s drug regulator has given the green light to Covishield (the local name for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine developed in the […]