Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicSerum Institute India

Topic: Serum Institute India

Covid on the wane, Serum Institute eyes November launch for India’s first cervical cancer shot

HPV responsible for 95% of all cervical cancer. National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation recommended HPV vaccine's inclusion in India's Universal Immunisation Programme in 2017.

Serum Institute plans to launch Covid vaccine for children in next 6 months

Speaking at a conference Tuesday, Serum Institute of India's CEO Adar Poonawalla said the Covovax vaccine is under trial & would offer protection to children as young as 3 years.

Not in favour of mixing two Covid vaccines for better efficacy, says Cyrus Poonawalla

If cocktail vaccines are administered and if the result is not good, then SII may say that another vaccine was not good or vice versa, Poonawalla added.

DCGI grants permission to Serum Institute to manufacture Sputnik V in India

The permission has been granted for examination, test and analysis of the Sputnik vaccine at SII's licensed Hadapsar facility under certain conditions, official sources said.

Serum Institute says executive’s remarks on Covid vaccination drive is ‘not company’s view’

Suresh Jadav, executive director, Serum Institute, alleged Friday that the govt began vaccinating people without taking into account available stock of vaccines and WHO guidelines.

India is too strategic to fail. Support on Covid shows our diplomacy punches above its weight

The shipment of 66.3 million vaccines is a sign of India’s commitment to good global citizenship. It is this sense of unity that has come to India’s assistance today.

Madras HC issues notice to Centre, Serum Institute & others on plea against Covishield

In his plea, the petitioner alleged serious side effects after being administered the Covishield vaccine last year during trial.

SII seeks govt nod to ‘unblind’ trial data as volunteers ask if they got vaccine or placebo

Several of SII's volunteers are healthcare workers who will be eligible for getting the vaccine now. Unblinding phase 3 trial data will let them know if they are already vaccinated.

Fire outbreak will hit production of BCG and rotavirus vaccines, Serum Institute says

Both vaccines are part of India’s national immunisation schedule. BCG vaccine is given to infants to prevent tuberculosis, while rotavirus vaccine is to prevent diarrhoea.

On Camera

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Finally, this is a Rahul Gandhi that India can relate to

Bharat Jodo Yatra has shown Indians the real Rahul Gandhi, a leader who walks among his people, and not the caricature created by BJP and TV news media.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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