KATHMANDU, March 16: Although government officials announced in public that the second batch of vaccines purchased from India’s Serum Institute would arrive by Monday, the vaccine maker did not send the vaccine to Nepal. It is uncertain as to when the company will supply the vaccine to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: Minister for Health and Population (MoHP), Hridayesh Tripathi said that no commission will be provided while purchasing COVID-19 vaccines.

NEW DELHI, Feb 21: Serum Institute of India (SII), the world’s biggest vaccine maker by volume, on Sunday asked for patience from foreign governments awaiting their supply of COVID-19 shots, saying it had been directed to prioritise India’s requirements.

KOLKATA/AHMEDABAD, Dec 28: The Serum Institute of India, the local maker of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, said on Monday it expected the British and Indian governments to approve shots for emergency use within a few days.

INDIA, Dec 7: Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine producer by volume, has sought emergency use authorization in the country for AstraZeneca Plc’s COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday, according to several reports in Indian media, citing PTI.

BENGALURU, Sept 29: Serum Institute of India said on Tuesday it would get a further $150 million in funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the GAVI vaccines alliance to make an additional 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for India and other low- and middle-income countries next year.