KBC 2021: Serum Institute of India, manufacturer of the COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, was founded by which business family?

Poonawalla family

Burman family

Birla family

Reddy family

Answer: Poonawalla family

The COVID-19 vaccine Covishield is produced by Serum Institute of India, owned by Adar Poonawalla. 

With partners and stakeholders in the UK the vaccine production has been in full swing. Recently, after much speculations over travel rules, France allowed the entry of people from India after being vaccinated by the India-made version of AstraZeneca Covid vaccine.

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