Blaze at facility of world's biggest vaccine maker kills 5 people

1/21/2021 6:52:00 PM

A fire broke out at facility for the Serum Institute of India, the world’s biggest vaccine maker, in the city of Pune on Thursday.

A fire broke out at facility for the Serum Institute of India, the world’s biggest vaccine maker, in the city of Pune on Thursday.

A fire broke out at facility for the Serum Institute of India, the world’s biggest vaccine maker, in the city of Pune on Thursday.

endIndex:Workers are seen after a fire broke out at India's Serum Institute in Pune on January 21. AFP/Getty Images(CNN) - A fire broke out at facility for the Serum Institute of India (SII), the world’s biggest vaccine maker, in the city of Pune on Thursday.

Murlidhar Mohol, mayor of the western Indian city, told reporters that five bodies, believed to be those of construction workers, were retrieved from the six-floor building, while four people were rescued.The blaze, which is now under control, will not impact production of the Covid vaccine, the company says.

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