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Hyderabad: Vaccine capital of the world

The Siasat | 20/12/2020 04:04 PM | Click to read full article

This southern city, already recognised as a global information technology destination, proved its prowess in the field of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology and emerged as the vaccine capital of the world.

Already known as the bulk drug capital of India, Hyderabad witnessed manufacturing of lifesaving COVID-19 drugs like Remdesivir, Hydroxychloroquine and Favipiravir by some of the top pharma companies based here. Four of the six companies developing COVID vaccines in India are based in Hyderabad.