COVID-19

Adar Poonawalla Takes COVID Vaccine Shot To Endorse Covishield’s Safety

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla today wished the country and Prime Minister Narendra Modi great success as the country began one of the world’s largest vaccination drive.

Adar Poonawalla took to Twitter and shared a video on his account of taking the Covishield vaccine himself which has been manufactured by his company.

“I wish India & Sri @narendramodi ji great success in launching the world’s largest COVID vaccination roll-out. It brings me great pride that #COVISHIELD is part of this historic effort & to endorse it’s safety & efficacy, I join our health workers in taking the vaccine myself,”Adar Poonawala wrote on Twitter.

The government has already bought 11 million doses of the AstraZeneca Covishield shot, produced by the Serum Institute of India and there are plans to provide 5 to 6 crore more doses by February, SII said.

About the author

Avatar

TL Bureau

Leave a Comment