The COVID-19 vaccines which have been made in India are offering extra safety towards the illness than mRNA vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna, stated Adar Poonawalla
New Delhi: Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Wednesday claimed that “Made in India” COVID-19 vaccines have supplied extra safety towards the coronavirus an infection than mRNA vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna.
“The COVID-19 vaccines which have been made in India are offering extra safety towards the illness than mRNA vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna,” Poonawalla advised ANI.
“It is good that vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna will not be launched in India, as a result of in international locations like US folks have taken 2nd and third booster dose and nonetheless many are getting contaminated with Corona however in India, our vaccines have given good safety,” Poonawala added.
On being requested in regards to the export of the Covishield COVID-19 vaccine, the SII CEO knowledgeable that India has exported it to greater than 80 international locations up to now.
“Now we have exported Covishield to greater than 80 international locations and 10 crore doses up to now. Now, the demand for COVID vaccine has been lowered because of declining circumstances,” he stated.
He added, “In some international locations the place mRNA vaccine was given, many individuals had been hospitalised and circumstances had been reported in these international locations as a result of they weren’t offering good safety towards the viral an infection.”