Second batch of Russian COVID-19 vaccine reaches Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The second batch of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V on Sunday landed at Rajiv Gandhi Worldwide Airport right here, Sputnik V official twitter web page stated.

“Second batch of Sputnik V @sputnikvaccine arrives in Hyderabad, India,” the tweet stated together with photos of vaccine bins being unloaded from an plane.

 

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories on Might 14 comfortable launched imported COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V vaccine which is priced at Rs948, with 5 per cent GST per dose (retail value).

“Given the current launch of the Russian vaccine within the Indian vaccination marketing campaign, this second supply has turn out to be very well timed. The efficacy of the #SputnikV is well-known on the earth,” Nikolay Kudashev Russian Ambassador to India tweeted.

The primary consignment of 1.50 lakh doses of Sputnik V vaccine from Russian Direct Funding Fund (RDIF) landed in India on Might 1, and obtained regulatory clearance from the Central Medicine Laboratory.

 

The Indian drug-maker had earlier stated these consignments will likely be used throughout completely different channels as a pilot to line up the provision chain for the bigger vaccination programme rollout.

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