India's SII could resume Covishield shot production as COVID cases rise

April 12, 2023 01:39 PM CEST | By Reuters
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Serum Institute of India (SII) could resume production of the Covishield COVID-19 vaccine, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday, as infections rise in the country.

The world's biggest vaccine maker already has a stock of 6 million doses of Covovax, a version of a Novavax vaccine, the spokesperson added. Covishield is a version of an AstraZeneca shot.

(Reporting by Sakshi Dayal; Editing by Krishna N. Das)

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