Aurobindo said that it setting up a manufacturing plant for viral vaccines. Auro Vaccines has a 300-million-dose-per-annum plant, informed a source. Currently, no other vaccine is getting manufactured at the site and thus the entire capacity can be dedicated to Covid-19 vaccines if need be.
Meanwhile, the company has also tied up with the CSIR
to develop vaccines. CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and Aurobindo Pharma, Aurobindo will partner with CSIR
for development of several novel Covid-19 vaccines. Three CSIR
labs-- CCMB Hyderabad, Institute of Medical Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh and Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB), Kolkata--are developing vaccine candidates using different technology platforms. Aurobindo will undertake clinical development and commercialisation of the vaccines.
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