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Know the Poonawalla family

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 17: PUNE, INDIA NOVEMBER 11: Cyrus Poonawalla, Chairman of Serum Institute of India Limited on November 11, 2007 in Pune, India. (Photo by Madhu Kapparath/Mint via Getty Images)

The Serum Institute of India (SII), which is located in Pune, is in the news for its herculean drive to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines. Headed by Adar Poonawalla, the son of founder Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla (pictured), the company is family-owned and the biggest in the world in terms of scale. As all eyes look at SII with hope, let us take a quick look at the family and its history.

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