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Serum Institute of India


What is the new Omicron-specific vaccine approved by the UK?

August 17, 2022 7:33 pm

Stéphane Bancel, CEO of Moderna, said: “mRNA-1273.214 has consistently shown superior breadth of immune response over mRNA-1273 in clinical trials,” referring to the newer and previous versions of the Covid vaccine.

Serum Institue of India's Poonawalla expects Omicron-specific vaccine in 6 months: Report

August 15, 2022 11:14 pm

SII, the world's biggest vaccine maker, produces AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine under the brand name Covishield.

Mylab launches innovation centre in Pune to develop diagnostic solutions

July 29, 2022 9:05 am

According to Mylab, $3 million has been invested in the centre, which is the only one in the country that will develop and commercialise diagnostic innovations in diverse fields.

Natasha Poonawalla was quite a sight in her Couture Week ensemble; take a look

July 24, 2022 5:22 pm

She took to Instagram to share a photo of herself in an all-black outfit. With a deep neckline and big black bows on the gown, Poonawalla managed to look exquisite

Explained: What India's first HPV vaccine could mean for fight against cervical cancer

July 14, 2022 9:06 am

Cervical cancer is a common sexually transmitted infection. Long-lasting infection with certain types of HPV is the main cause of cervical cancer.

Delighted to receive approval for Covovax children in 7+ age group: Adar Poonawalla

June 30, 2022 3:57 am

The DCGI had granted permission for conducting phase 3 clinical trial of Covovax as a booster dose in adults who had been fully vaccinated with either Covaxin or Covishield.

Only 500 shots of SII's Covovax administered in Delhi in two months

June 27, 2022 10:47 am

Around 80 per cent of the children in the age group of 12 to 14 years and more between the ages of 15 and 17 years have received the first dose of their vaccine.

Cutting Edge: New TB test kit can detect latent infection

June 22, 2022 10:03 pm

With the c–TB test using a specific infection-causing part of the TB, the 5 mm cut-off for a test to be positive can be followed for all, including HIV patients, says Dr Rajendra Joshi, deputy Director- General, National TB Elimination Programme.

Poonawalla Fincorp records Rs 492 crore profit in 2021-22 fiscal

May 19, 2022 7:33 am

The press statement issued by the company mentioned strong liquidity position with surplus of Rs 3,890 crore, which has brought down the average cost of borrowing to 7.4 per cent in the last quarter of financial year 2022.

SII lowers each dose of Covovax jab from Rs 900 to Rs 225 excluding taxes

May 03, 2022 8:16 pm

Following the recommendation of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) the provision of the vaccine option was included on the portal on Monday.