Made in India vaccines better than Pfizer and Moderna: SII CEO Poonawalla

Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Wednesday claimed that the 'Made in India' COVID-19 vaccines have killed the coronavirus as compared to mRNA vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna. Our vaccines provided greater protection from infection.

 
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New Delhi: Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Wednesday claimed that 'Made in India' COVID-19 vaccines have reduced the risk of spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) as compared to mRNA vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna. Corona Virus) has provided more protection from infection. Corona vaccine made in India is better than Pfizer and Moderna. It is good that vaccines like Pfizer have not been brought to India. Our vaccines have provided good protection in India.

Adar Poonawalla while talking to ANI said that the COVID-19 vaccines which are made in India are providing more protection against the disease than mRNA vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna. It is good that vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna have not been brought to India. In countries like America, people are getting infected with corona after taking the third ie booster dose. Our vaccines have given good protection in India. Make in India corona vaccine is more effective.



 

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Regarding the export of Covishield COVID-19 Vaccine, the CEO of SII said that India has so far exported it to more than 80 countries. We have exported Covishield to more than 80 countries till now and have exported 100 million doses. Now due to the decreasing cases of the corona, the demand for COVID-19 vaccine has reduced.

He also said that in some countries where the mRNA vaccine was given, many people were hospitalized and cases were reported in those countries, as they were not providing good protection against viral infections.

To date, India has exported around 17.04 crore covid vaccines to about 96 countries as part of the UN’s COVAX program.

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