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Covishield shot for Omicron variant possible if needed, says Serum Institute CEO

Scroll | 01/12/2021 01:30 PM | Click to read full article

A version of the Covishield vaccine, specifically aimed at the Omicron variant of Covid-19, could be considered if there is a need for it, Serum Institute of India Chief Executive Officer Adar Poonawalla said, reported NDTV on Tuesday.

Poonawalla, however, said that it would not be essential that a specific version of the vaccine will be needed to curb the spread of the Omicron variant.