Pune/IBNS: World's largest vaccine manufacturer, Serum Institute of India (SII), is all set to start the production of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine in India from September, said the CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Kirill Dmitriev.
Moscow/Sputnik: Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine still protects against the Indian coronavirus strain and the 2.6 times decrease in effectiveness is in fact not significant, Denis Logunov, deputy director for scientific work at the Gamaleya research center that developed the vaccine, assured on Tuesday.
Buenos Aires/Sputnik: Even one dose of the Sputnik V or AstraZeneca vaccines against the coronavirus reduces the mortality rate in people aged over 60 years by 70-80 percent, a study the Argentine Ministry of Health said.
Moscow/UNI: Russia's Sputnik V vaccine guarantees almost 100 percent protection against grave and fatal cases even taking into consideration new coronavirus strains, Vladimir Gushchin, the head of the population variability mechanisms laboratory of the Gamaleya research center that developed the vaccine, assured on Tuesday.
New Delhi/IBNS: The pilot launch of Russia's Covid vaccine-Sputnik V-in India, which was initiated in Hyderabad, has now been extended to nine other cities.
Moscow: The Russia-developed Sputnik V vaccine has been found working efficiently against the Delta variant of the COVID-19 disease, a study revealed on Tuesday.
Delhi/IBNS: Russian-made coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V will be available in Delhi's Indraprastha Apollo Hospital from Tuesday onwards.
Bangladesh has intensified negotiations with Russia to procure five million doses of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine soon.
Moscow/Sputnik: Experts at the Brazilian national sanitary inspection agency Anvisa recommended that the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V, if approved, be used only to vaccinate healthy adults, media reported on Friday.
Pune/IBNS: Adar Poonawalla's Serum Institute of India (SII) has got preliminary permission from the country's drugs regulator to make the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Apollo Hospitals will start administering Russian COVID-19 vaccine-Sputnik V-from June's second week, the group told media in a statement on Thursday.
New Delhi/IBNS: Mumbai on Monday received three bids for the supply of Russia's Sputnik V COVID vaccine, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Russia has sent over 2 lakh doses of Sputnik V vaccine to India, and the number will reach 30 lakh by May-end, said DB Venkatesh Varma, Indian Ambassador to Russia.
New Delhi/IBNS: India reported a slight dip in the Covid cases with 3.11 lakh fresh infections in the last 24 hours. With these, the overall caseload in the Asian country touched 2.46 crore.
New Delhi/UNI: The second batch of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine arrived in Hyderabad on Sunday, Russian Ambassador to India, Nikolay Kudashev, said.