VIDEO - Covid-19 vaccine for 12+ kids by Oct: Zydus’ Sharvil Patel
With an impending third wave, inoculating a majority of the population is critical. Zydus readies to roll out the Covid-19 jab for 12+ kids—a vulnerable and sizeable population—next month.
Mix and match vaccines, says Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
In an exclusive conversation with Fortune India, the executive chairperson of Biocon says India should immediately start mixing and matching existing vaccines to accelerate the vaccination drive.
Scarcity-hit India looks for imported vaccines
At a time when the entire world is frantically trying to procure more vaccine doses, it is going to be a protracted struggle for India.
Adar Poonawalla’s tough choices
India’s vaccine giant faces the huge social responsibility of supply into the domestic market and a contractual demand for export of vaccines to foreign countries.
RBI announces steps to fight second wave of Covid-19
The central bank unveils liquidity facility of ₹50,000 crore for access to emergency health services, and ₹10,000 crore for small finance banks’ on-lending, among a slew of measures to fight Covid-19.
Will India’s new liberalised vaccine market work?
In a big move, India has opened up Covid-19 vaccinations for all adults. However, the country is beset by severe vaccine shortage and other challenges. Will increasing the demand base work?
Second wave of Covid-19 hits multiplexes’ recovery
Experts say that while ramping up of vaccination could give some relief to multiplexes, the ongoing staggered lockdown in many states poses a bigger threat.
India is staring at a big Covid-19 vaccine problem
The country’s daily requirement is over 10 million doses against the production of 2.9 million. The Sputnik V vaccine, which got the nod on Monday, will help bridge the gap, albeit marginally.
Vaccines for Covid-19 can be made faster. Here’s how
One of the issues with vaccine development is the enormous time required to produce one. The Covid-19 vaccine has shown the process can be expedited. But can the process be made even more faster?
Reimagining Indian pharma
India’s pharma industry is reimagining itself. This is not just borne out of the necessities brought forth by the pandemic, but is a blueprint to thrive and to succeed in this new world.