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Serum Institute of India blazed   Science Tech

Started Jan-22 by Ø¿æÜ (Wunderlost); 322 views.

Serum Institute of India is the world's largest maker of vaccines and has been contracted to manufacture a billion doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford University vaccine.

5 killed in blaze at Indian producer of COVID-19 vaccine

Serum Institute of India is the world's largest maker of vaccines

At least five people were killed in a fire that broke out Thursday at a building under construction at Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, officials said. The company said the blaze would not affect production of the COVID-19 vaccine. Murlidhar Mohol, mayor of Pune city in southern Maharashtra state, said five bodies were found in the rubble after the flames were extinguished by firefighters. Mahol said the victims were probably construction workers. He said the cause of the fire had not been determined and the extent of damage was not immediately clear. Serum Institute of India's CEO, Adar Poonawalla, said he was "deeply saddened" by the loss of life. He said there would be no reduction in vaccine manufacturing because the company has other available facilities.

By RAFIQ MAQBOOL The Associated Press ·

Posted: Jan 21, 2021 9:11 AM ET


From: AuntBetsie


OH MY!! scream

My best guess is that people in India have noticed the complexity of the vaccine.

  • Edited January 22, 2021 3:46 pm  by  AuntBetsie

From: NewsFrea1


You can't fool the public in India anymore!


From: SasBun


Let it burn

"The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire."

Ferdinand Foch

In reply toRe: msg 4

Honestly we might think people are waking up to reality now... but we aren't too sure if might last

Weasel (poptardo)

From: Weasel (poptardo)


Someone on the top is trying to keep the competitive down!

In reply toRe: msg 1

From: Sylveria


The Associated Press last month reported that it hopes to increase production capacity from 1.5 billion doses to 2.5 billion doses per year by the end of 2021. The new facility is part of the expansion. Of the more than 12 billion coronavirus vaccine doses expected to be produced this year, rich countries have already bought about 9 billion, and many have options to buy even more. As a result, Serum Institute is likely to make most of the vaccines that will be used by developing nations.

Eliot (Elohimil)

From: Eliot (Elohimil)


Killing the competition is always on the mob's agenda!


From: Blackwy


Not much worth saving, but save the human!