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SII CEO Adar Poonawala receives COVID-19 vaccine Covishield shot

Adar Poonawalla took the Covishield vaccine manufactured by his Serum Institute of India.
 

Jan 16, 2021, 3:48 PM IST

Pune: 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. He on Saturday took the Covishield vaccine manufactured by his Serum Institute of India. Sharing a video of him receiving it, Poonawalla wrote, "To endorse (Covishield's) safety & efficacy, I join our health workers in taking the vaccine myself." "I wish India & Sri Narendra Modi ji great success in launching the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination roll-out," he added.