Serum Institute of India claims to be the largest vaccine manufacturer by number of doses. They have produced and sold over 1.5 billion doses of vaccines around the world. The company has manufacture vaccines for Polio, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Perussis, Hib, BCG, r-Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, and Rubella diseases.
With the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Serum Institute of India has claimed to have found a breakthrough in developing a vaccine for the contagion. Their virus-vaccine strain has reached animal clinical trial stages. They expect results from these trials within two months.
The company has partnered with a US-based biotech drug research company, Codagenix, to develop a vaccine to fight the coronavirus. The company claims it is the first vaccine to move from the laboratory to pre-clinical trial phase and they expect the product to be ready by 2022.
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