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Covishield dispatched from SII, states await arrival of first consignment of corona vaccine

Dais Newsfeed | 12/01/2021 09:51 AM | Click to read full article

A decisive phase in India's fight against coronavirus began in the wee hours on Tuesday as the first consignment of Covishield vaccines left Serum Institute of India for Pune airport, four days ahead of the nationwide inoculation drive launch.

Three temperature-controlled trucks rolled out of the Serum Institute's gates shortly before 5 am and left for Pune airport, from where the vaccines will be flown across India.