Here’s Information to Know The Cost of Covishield for Govt and Pvt Market…

Here’s Information to Know The Cost of Covishield for Govt and Pvt Market…

According to Adar Poonawalla, The CEO of Serum Institute of India, Covishield will cost only Rs. 219-292 per shot to the government while same will be priced at double in private market after sales take place in real. "Looking the present situation COVID-19 Vaccine should be affordable to all. The government of India will receive it at a far more affordable price of USD 3-4, since they will be buying in a larger volume and The government of India has indicated that it may need 300 million doses before July 2021, with frontline health workers and the elderly given priority” Poonawalla told to media. Here to take note, Serum Institute of India has a licence to produce the doses of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine which is known as ‘Covishield’ in India. Reports say, SII has already manufactured 50 million doses and will have 100 million doses in a month, possibly double this figure by April. Just before two days back DCGI had formally approved the emergency use of two vaccines including ‘Covishield’ as one of them. After having the regulator's approval, Serum expects formalities to be completed in the next 7 to 10 days for the rollout of it’s doses to initiate massive vaccination in the largest democratic country of the world. From the efficacy Point of view, ‘Covishield’ has been proven that it has a 100 per cent efficacy on hospitalisation, indicating that there were zero hospitalisations found who took the vaccine globally, “The effectiveness of the ‘Covishield’ vaccine are quite high if it is monitored in 2-doses", Poonawalla added.