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COVID-19: Russia seeks India’s help for Sputnik vaccine Phase-3 trial, production

By Disha Sharma -
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  • 17th November 2020,
  • 8:59 PM

COVID-19: President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said India and China may start producing Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19, cited the RIA news agency. TASS reported that the creation of a vaccine research centre for BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is 92 per cent effective in terms of protecting people from COVID 19, according to the interim trial results, the country’s sovereign wealth fund said on Nov 11. Russia Sputnik-V COVID-19 vaccine will be available for domestic use in August. It […]

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COVID-19: President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said India and China may start producing Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19, cited the RIA news agency.

TASS reported that the creation of a vaccine research centre for BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is 92 per cent effective in terms of protecting people from COVID 19, according to the interim trial results, the country’s sovereign wealth fund said on Nov 11.

Russia Sputnik-V COVID-19 vaccine will be available for domestic use in August. It will happen only before it started on the large-scale trials.

The Indian government has a great significance of partnership from a special friend of this nation.

In September, Reddy’s and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), sovereign wealth fund, entered into a partnership to conduct clinical trials of Sputnik V vaccine and its distribution in India.

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According to the partnership, it was agreed upon a consensus that RDIF shall be liable to supply 100 million doses of the vaccine to Dr Reddy’s upon regulatory approval in India.

The Russian government sought India’s help in manufacturing the Sputnik V vaccine It also conducted Phase-3 trials and bridged the studies in the country, a top official said on Tuesday.

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For the uninitiators, Sputnik V is an adenovirus vector-based vaccine. It was developed by the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology. It happened along with the registration of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, which was being done on August 11.

 

 

 

 

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