Serum Institute of India is not a new company, but people have known it for years, but in the last few months, the discussion of this company has been much more and this is due to the Coronavirus vaccine. Actually, the Serum Institute of India is producing 'Kovishield', a Corona vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca Company, and two vaccines used in India to carry out vaccination campaign against Corona include 'Kovishield' is. But do you know what other institutes the vaccines make, besides the Corona vaccine? Let's know everything about it ...
When was the Serum Institute established?
The Serum Institute of India was founded by Cyrus Poonawala in 1966, 54 years ago. It is a subsidiary of the holding company Poonawala Investment and Industries. Cyrus Poonawala is also known as the 'Vaccine King of India'.
Serum Institute is one of the largest vaccine companies
Serum Institute, spread over an area of 100 acres, is considered one of the highest vaccine-producing companies in the world. According to a report, the company produces about 1.3 billion vaccines for different diseases every year. The company says that the vaccine made by the Serum Institute of India is used in 170 countries of the world.
65 percent of the world's children have taken up some of the serum institute vaccines
The Serum Institute of India has claimed on its website that around 65 percent of children worldwide are those who have taken one or the other vaccine made by this company. By the way, this company is mostly known for making polio vaccine, which has played an important role in the worldwide campaign to eradicate the disease.
Which vaccine company makes?
According to a BBC report, the Serum Institute of India company produces vaccines that include tetanus, diphtheria vaccine, pertussis, DPT vaccine, snake venom vaccine, TBG vaccine survivors, hepatitis -B vaccines, rotavirus vaccines, rubella ie MMR vaccines, measles, and mumps vaccines.