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SII will sell vaccine for Rs 200 to govt, Rs 1,000 to public: Report

He said that the vaccine will be rolled out in the next 7 to 10 days

Adar Poonawalla, CEO, Serum Institute
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Adar Poonawalla, CEO, Serum Institute

BS Web Team New Delhi
The Oxford vaccine will be sold for Rs 200 per dose to the government while it will be available for Rs 1,000 for the general public, Adar Poonawalla, chief executive of Serum Institute of India, was quoted as saying by a TV channel on Sunday. 
 
His comments come after the country's drug regulator cleared its Covishield vaccine for emergency approval in India. Poonawalla said that Covishield vaccine, developed by Serum Institute of India in partnership with the Oxford University and pharma major AstraZeneca, is "safe and effective" against coronavirus. 
 
According to Poonawalla, his firm is making between 50

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First Published: Jan 03 2021 | 5:57 PM IST

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