April 21

Mumbai-Based VAV Lifesciences to Supply Key COVID Vaccine Ingredient to Pfizer, Moderna

Biopharmaceutical firm VAV Lifesciences has signed an agreement to supply phospholipids, a crucial ingredient in the mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines, with an American contract development and manufacturing firm which makes vaccines for multinational pharma giants Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.

Mumbai-based VAV Lifesciences is the only domestic firm in the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain with this crucial ingredient. It can thus can play a vital role in the global mRNA-based vaccine supply chain, the company claimed in a statement.

Photo courtesy of Mufid Majnun.

Source: Economic Times (link opens in a new window)

Coronavirus, Health Care