Fire at Serum Institute building in Pune; vaccine output not hit: Report


A big fire broke out on Thursday inside the sprawling complex of the Serum Institute of India (SII), the world’s biggest vaccine maker, but a source close to the firm said current production of coronavirus vaccines was unaffected.

Videos and pictures from Reuters partner ANI showed black smoke billowing out of a grey building in SII’s massive headquarters complex spread over tens of acres in the western city of Pune.  “Thank you everyone for your concern and prayers,” SII CEO Adar Poonawalla said on.....

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