A fire broke out, for an unknown cause, at the Serum institute in Pune, India, which notably produces AstraZeneca vaccines against Covid. The production of anti-coronavirus vaccines would not be affected, however.
A fire broke out on January 21 at the Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, according to images on local television. The media clarified that the production of vaccines against Covid-19 was not affected.
Indian television channels showed a huge cloud of gray smoke over the site of the Serum Institute of India, in Pune (west), where millions of doses of the vaccine against the Covishield coronavirus, developed by AstraZeneca and the University are currently being produced. from Oxford.
India: A fire is reported at the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer at the Serum Institute in Corona, Pune.
The circumstances remain to be clarified. pic.twitter.com/ifyInn1c2a
– Rebecca Rambar (@RebeccaRambar) January 21, 2021
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