40m doses of Covid-19 vaccine eady at Pune's Serum Institute
The Times of India Mumbai|November 13, 2020
The company plans to stockpile 200-300 million doses by January
Sushmi Dey

New Delhi: In order to ensure early availability of its Covid-19 vaccine once approved, Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has already manufactured 40 million doses of the candidate developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, under the ‘at-risk’ manufacturing and stockpiling licence from the Indian drug regulator.

The company plans to stockpile 200-300 million doses by January and around 50% of its capacity is expected to cater to local requirements, regulatory sources said.

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