It averts over 2.5 million deaths globally each year.
Saves billions of dollars every year that go into the treatment of lifelong disabilities.
Eliminated Polio from 99% of the countries and will hopefully eradicate it completely in the future.
From 2000-2017, measles vaccination prevented around 21.1 million deaths.
Every year 1.5 million kids globally and 5 lakh kids in India die due to vaccine-preventable diseases.
Serum Institute of India has launched two new products - Rotasiil and Rabishield for rotavirus causing diarrhoea and rabies respectively. The newly developed Rabishield anti-rabies immunoglobulin is the world's first recombinant rabies monoclonal antibody to prevent Rabies, a fatal disease which is estimated to cause two deaths every hour in India