SII Chief Adar Poonawalla stokes a row; says facing immense pressure & threats from politicians in India

Serum Institute of India's chief Adar Poonawalla spoke to a UK Daily in London about how he is facing immense pressure from the state governments and several other biggies in India. The comment made by SII's Adar Poonawalla has now stoked a row and the opposition is now asking the vaccine maker to reveal the truth. Serum Institute of India is responsible for producing the Covishield vaccine, which is currently available in almost all states. Adar Poonawalla went on to say that threat is an understatement. This comes at a time when the country is dealing with an unprecedented crisis. Adar Poonawalla in his interview also stated how the Chief Ministers are threatening him to provide the vaccines first in their respective states. Watch the video to know more.