The Serum Institute of India has called on countries awaiting supplies of Covid-19 vaccines to be “patient”, having been ordered to prioritize India’s “enormous needs”.
February 22, 2021 at 10:57
Modified February 22, 2021 at 13:23
“Dear countries and governments, while waiting for the supply from Covishield, I humbly ask you to be patient,” Adar Poonawalla, head of Serum Institute of India (STI), wrote on Twitter.
Dear countries & governments, as you await #COVISHIELD supplies, I humbly request you to please be patient, @SerumInstIndia has been directed to prioritise the huge needs of India and along with that balance the needs of the rest of the world. We are trying our best.
– Adar Poonawalla (@adarpoonawalla) February 21, 2021
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