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Serum Institute of India (SII)

SII to launch vax for kids in 6 mnths

ndia is yet to start vaccinating children below 18, who form 40 per cent of the country’s population

15 Dec 2021 1:39 AM

Serum Institute plans to launch Novavax shot for children in six months

The Novavax shot has shown good results in trials in children aged three and older, said Adar Poonawalla

14 Dec 2021 1:48 PM

No recommendations for COVID-19 booster dose by SEC: Sources

Amid the emergence of the new COVID variant Omicron, the SII had sought approval to administer the booster dose of its Covishield vaccine

11 Dec 2021 12:29 PM

India allows Serum Institute to enrol 7-11 year olds in Novavax Covid vaccine trial

Serum Institute is already conducting a trial of its COVID-19 vaccine Covovax

29 Sep 2021 11:05 AM

UK adds Covishield to approved vaccines list in updated travel advisory

The move follows widespread condemnation of the SII-manufactured vaccines not being included in a list of eligible vaccines

22 Sep 2021 2:30 PM


CII-Serum Institute to work to expand vaccination across small towns, rural areas

CII undertook a survey with responses from over 3,000 companies in 196 cities

30 Jul 2021 1:14 PM

Sputnik V to be produced at SII from September, says RDIF

India is the leading production hub for the production of the Sputnik vaccine

13 Jul 2021 2:12 PM

Govt panel refuses SII permission to conduct Phase 2, 3 trials of Covavax on children

SII had applied to the DCGI seeking permission to conduct clinical trials of Covavax on children at 10 sites

01 Jul 2021 12:55 PM

Serum Institute asks govt to take up inclusion of Covishield in vaccination passport with EU

Poonawalla in his letter is learnt to have mentioned that nearly 30 crore people have already been vaccinated with Covishield in India

28 Jun 2021 3:37 PM

WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX commitments amidst soaring demand in India

Earlier this month, Adar Poonawalla said it was not possible to ramp up production overnight

18 May 2021 11:18 AM


Serum says will raise monthly production to 10 crore doses by August

Sources said Health Ministry and the office of DCGI had sought from both the firms their production plan for June, July, August, September

12 May 2021 10:43 PM

Serum Institute applies for trials of another Covid-19 vaccine

The firm has already produced Covishield vaccine, co-developed by the University of Oxford and British-Swedish company AstraZeneca

31 Jan 2021 12:27 AM