Serum Institute Partners with Gates Foundation, Gavi for COVID-19 Vaccine Production

August 10, 2020

The Serum Institute of India has partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to manufacture 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for low- and middle- income countries.

The foundation is donating $150 million to the alliance — a public-private public health partnership whose mission is to increase access to immunization in poor countries — to support the manufacturing of vaccine candidates from AstraZeneca and Novavax.  

The Serum Institute said its vaccines will be priced at a maximum of $3 per dose.

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