Production of BCG, Rota vaccines hit by fire: SII
January 22, 2021  16:40
Serum Institute of India officials said that they have suffered financial losses due to the fire that broke in an under-installation building of SII plant at Manjari, Pune and this will impact production of BCG and Rota vaccines in the future: SII statement to ANI.

Top officials from fire wings of three Maharashtra government agencies on Friday launched a probe to ascertain the cause of the blaze that killed five workers at Serum Institute of India's premises.

Heads of fire departments of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) are part of the joint probe team. 

Five contractual labourers had died in the fire which broke out in a five-storeyed under-construction building in the Serum Institute of India's Manjari premises on Thursday. The fire damaged the top two floors of the building located in 'SEZ 3' area of the premises of the vaccine major. 
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