India slash Covid-19 vaccine price by almost 40 percent

Online Desk |  1 month ago | international

Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech have cut prices of their Covid-19 vaccines as the country plans to offer booster doses to all adults.

Chief Executive, Adar Poonawalla said the cost of SII’s Covishield will drop to $US2,96cents a dose to $US7,91 at private hospitals, after discussion with the Central Government to encourage more people to get vaccinated.

Infections in India have fallen to their lowest in nearly two-years, with 1,150 new cases reported in the past 24 hours, with 83 deaths.