Serum Institute’s Cyrus Poonawalla says mixing vaccine is a bad, bad idea – ET HealthWorld

Cyrus Poonawalla, chairman of the Serum Institute of India, is opposed to the mixing of Covishield and Covaxin that is currently under proposal. India’s drug regulator had recently approved a study to be conducted by the Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore on mixing of COVID-19 vaccines Covaxin and Covishield — to be tested on 300 healthy volunteers. An expert committee of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation had recommended granting permission for the study. There is no need to mix the doses, Poonawalla said, adding that if something goes wrong…

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