Posts In: Pharma

Vaccination drive in India may start in January, says Adar Poonawalla as Serum Institute hopes to get nod by December

December 16, 2020 Pharma

Pune’s SII is preparing to manufacture enough vaccines for the government as well as private makers. Serum Institute of India’s CEO Adar Poonawalla has said...

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Biological E’s typhoid vaccine gets WHO prequalification

December 16, 2020 Pharma

Biopharma player Biological E Ltd said its Typhoid Conjugate vaccine (TCV) TYPHIBEV has received World Health Organisation (WHO) prequalification, making BE one of the only...

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Atmanirbhar Bharat: This woman entrepreneur’s company is offering RT-PCR testing for COVID-19 at an affordable cost of Rs 499

December 16, 2020 Pharma

Certified by ICMR and NABL, aviation company Spicejet’s subsidiary SpiceHealth recently launched affordable RT-PCR testing for COVID-19, priced at Rs 499. Nearly a year after...

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Many Indians are sceptical of taking COVID-19 vaccine: LocalCircles survey

December 9, 2020 Pharma

LocalCircles recently conducted a survey to gauge acceptance for COVID-19 vaccines in the country which reportedly received 25,000+ responses from citizens across 262 districts of...

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India becoming pharmacy of the world;Rs 900 crore Mission Covid Suraksha launched to accelerate vaccine development

December 9, 2020 Pharma

As the world races to develop the vaccine for Covid-19, India is looking to be self-reliant in both its development and production. While at least...

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Hyderabad’s Biological E: The dark horse in India’s vaccine race

December 9, 2020 Pharma

Biological E has forged multiple deals to co-develop and manufacture Covid-19 vaccines, and is prepared to take on the biggest in the business. It could...

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Aurobindo Pharma completes sale of Natrol LLC to New Mountain Capital

December 2, 2020 Pharma

Earlier, Aurobindo Pharma Managing Director N Govindarajan had said that proceeds from Natrol’s divestiture will be used to reduce debt and other new strategic initiatives....

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Indian Immunologicals to set up new unit in Telangana

December 2, 2020 Pharma

Hyderabad-based biologicals company, Indian Immunologicals Ltd (IIL), announced the ground-breaking of a new viral antigen manufacturing facility in Phase III of Genome Valley, Karkapatla, Ranga...

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PM Modi pushes refrigerated vaccine transport boxes tie up with Luxembourg company in Gujarat

December 2, 2020 Pharma

According to official sources based in Delhi and Ahmedabad, Luxembourg firm B Medical Systems is sending a high-level team to Gujarat next week to set...

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