Pune: Serum Institute of India (SII) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Adar Poonawalla said on Monday that the number of Kovid-19 cases at this time is low because the country has done the right thing. Chose the comment. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the ‘Alternate Fuel Conclave’, he said the fourth wave, if it does come, is expected to be mild.
‘Time to take a look at booster dose’
Poonawalla said that all other countries are doing this and now it is time for India to take a look at this (booster dose) The time has come. He said that the Center has done a splendid job by providing vaccine doses to most of the eligible adult population. He said, ‘‘Our vaccines have proved to be better than other countries. Look at America and Europe, they have a lot of cases here. We have fewer cases because we have chosen the right vaccines.’’
Pune-based SII Covishield manufactures the vaccine.