In the city of Pune, a massive fire broke out at the Indian Serum Institute. It is the world’s largest manufacturing facility for the coronavirus vaccine – including millions of doses of the British-developed Oxford / AstraZeneca vaccine.
The network leaked videos showing huge clouds of smoke rising over the buildings of the Institute. The cause of the fire is unknown. According to Metro, management claims that the emergency will not affect the vaccine production process.
#Fire at @SerumInstIndia Terminal 1, 10 fire tenders are at the spot, vaccines are safe #Pune pic.twitter.com/YGhKiaJXJZ
Video: Fire breaks out at Covishield-maker Serum Institute’s campus in Pune, five fire tenders pressed into service pic.twitter.com/9ru4r8AoLy
Meanwhile, according to The Mirror, the Oxford / AstraZeneca vaccine plant in Wrexham, north Wales, is at risk of flooding in the UK. Water rises to it from all sides. Torrential rains and sleet brought with it storm Christoph, which hit England and Wales. Thousands of people were forced to evacuate.
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