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India receives 1st consignment of 1.5 lakh Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine doses from Russia

NEW DELHI: India on Saturday received the first consignment of 1.5 lakh doses of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine from Russia as the country embarked on the third phase of the vaccination drive against the infection. The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) in a tweet said that the customs department cleared expeditiously the […]

India approves Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19, to produce 850 million doses annually: RDIF

NEW DELHI: The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has said that India has become the 60th country to approve the use of Sputnik V against coronavirus and more than 850 million doses of the vaccine are going to be produced in the country annually. The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has registered the vaccine […]

Moscow starts mass COVID-19 vaccination with its Sputnik V shot

MOSCOW:Moscow began distributing the Sputnik V COVID-19 shot via 70 clinics on Saturday, marking Russia’s first mass vaccination against the disease, the city’s coronavirus task force said. The task force said the Russian-made vaccine would first be made available to doctors and other medical workers, teachers and social workers because they ran the highest risk […]

Pharma firm in India to make Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine

MOSCOW:Indian pharmaceutical company Hetero will manufacture over 100 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine per year under the terms of a deal unveiled on Friday between it and Russia’s RDIF sovereign wealth fund. The move, which RDIF cast as another step in its efforts to scale up international manufacturing of its flagship […]

India declines proposal to test Sputnik-V COVID-19 vaccine in large study

NEW DELHI: India’s drug regulator has knocked back a proposal from Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd REDY.NS to conduct a large study in the country to evaluate Russia’s Sputnik-V COVID-19 vaccine and has asked it to first test the vaccine in a smaller trial. The recommendations by an expert panel of the Central Drugs Standard Control […]

Russia names new COVID-19 vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ in reference to Cold War space race

MOSCOW: Russia has named its first approved COVID-19 vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ for foreign markets, a reference to the world’s first satellite and what Moscow sees as its success at becoming the first country to approve a vaccine, a top official said on Tuesday. Kirill Dmitriev, head of the country’s RDIF sovereign wealth fund, said Russia […]

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