Gates Foundation, world’s largest vaccine maker to make low-cost COVID-19 vaccine

The Gates Foundation said it would back the Serum Institute, along with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, an organization created to improve access to brand-new vaccines for children in low-income countries, to speed the production of COVID-19 vaccine dosages for developing nations once one is proven reliable and safe..

More short articles on pharmacy: Pfizer inks deal with Gilead to make remdevisir for COVID-19 patientsResearchers struggling to enlist minority groups in COVID-19 vaccine trialsEli Lilly drug initially in series to be studied as coronavirus treatment by NIH.

” Researchers are making great progress on establishing safe and efficient vaccines for COVID-19. Making sure everybody has access to them, as soon as possible, will require remarkable manufacturing capacity and a global distribution network,” Mr. Gates said..

The Bill & & Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with the Serum Institute of India, the biggest vaccine maker worldwide, to produce 100 million dosages of a COVID-19 vaccine to be offered at less than $3 each to middle- and lower-income nations, The Wall Street Journal reported..

The Serum Institute produces 1.5 billion dosages of vaccines each year, the largest worldwide by volume, according to the Journal..

Maia Anderson –
Friday, August 7th, 2020
Print|Email.

Read the full short article here.

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.