The Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Saturday stated that he’ll return to India in a couple of days. He is presently within the UK.
Poonawalla on his official Twitter deal with writes, “Had an excellent meeting with all our partners & stakeholders in the U.K. Meanwhile, pleased to state that COVISHIELD’s production is in full swing in Pune. I look forward to reviewing operations upon my return in a few days.”
In an interview with ‘The Times’, he indicated that he had been allegedly receiving threats in India and that he alongside along with his household had come to London after unprecedented “pressure and aggression” over the demand for COVID-19 vaccines.
Meanwhile, Indian authorities are scrambling for vaccines, medicines, and oxygen because the nation faces its worst well being disaster. The Union well being ministry on Sunday morning reported that the nation logged as many as 3,92,488 new circumstances of coronavirus within the final 24 hours, and 3689 deaths pushing the cumulative depend to 1,95,57,457.
“I’m staying here for an extended period because I don’t want to go back to that situation,” The Times quoted Poonawalla in an interview printed on Saturday.
“I don’t want to be in a situation where you are trying to do your job and just because you can’t supply the needs of X, Y or Z, you really don’t want to guess what they are going to do,” he had stated, including, “Everything falls on my shoulders, but I can’t do it alone.”
(With inputs from information companies.)