The Sputnik V vaccine has arrived in India and will be on the market next week: the government official Sputnik V will also be manufactured in India from July.
India will produce 15.6 crore doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Russian Vaccine The Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine has arrived in India and is expected to be in the market next week, said Niti Aayog Health Fellow Dr. VK Paul on Thursday. The first batch has arrived and more will arrive from Russia. “I’m happy to say that we were hoping it would be available in the market next week.
We hope that the limited supply will start selling from there (Russia) next week,” said Dr. VK Paul at a press conference. More deliveries will also be made, the senior government official said, adding that Sputnik V will be manufactured in India from July.
The country is also aiming to produce 15.6 crore doses of the Russian Covid vaccine. Dr. Reddys Laboratories is the Indian partner of the Russian vaccine. “Production will begin in July and it is estimated that 15.6 million cans will be made during that period.
” “Dr. VK Paul added. He also said that any Covid-19 vaccine approved by the FDA, the WHO, can come to India.” The import license is issued within 1-2 days. There is no import license pending, “added Dr. VK Paul. More than 2 billion doses of vaccines will be available in India.
More than 2 billion doses of novel coronavirus vaccines are expected to be available in India between August and December this year, the said Government adviser.
Those doses would include 750 million doses of the AstraZenecas vaccine, made in India by the Serum Institute of India, as well as 550 million doses of Covaxin, made by Bharat Biotech, government adviser Paul said.
Covid-19 vaccines, although coronavirus cases are increasing nationwide 3 Vaccines Approved for Sale in India Only three vaccines have been approved for sale in the country: Covaxin, Coveshield and Sputnikhave been approved for sale in the country: Covaxin, Coveshield and Sputnik V while Sputnik V has been approved for sale in the country. by Dr. Reddys imported from Russia but not yet widely used in India.
With an effectiveness of 91.6%, Sputnik V was the world’s first coronavirus vaccine. Data from a clinical study published in The Lancet found the Covid-19 vaccine “appears safe and effective.”
More than 60 countries had registered Sputnik V for the emergency, and most of those countries already had the first batch of the vaccine receive.
Russia has reportedly actively marketed Sputnik V abroad despite relatively slow domestic provision and limited production capacities.Dozens of countries have approved the use of Sputnik V, and many have signed agreements with the Russian Direct Investment Fund that financed the vaccine for receiving the injection.