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SII to start production of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine from September

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.

Sputnik V protects against Indian strain although effectiveness drops: Denis Logunov

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.

One dose of Sputnik V reduces mortality rate in people aged over 60 by 70-80 pc: Study

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.

Russia: Sputnik V highly effective even against new coronavirus strains, says developer

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.

Nine more cities in India receive Russia's Sputnik V vaccines

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.

Sputnik V vaccine is more efficient against Delta variant of coronavirus: Study

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.

Sputnik V to be available from Tuesday in Delhi's Indraprastha Apollo Hospital

Delhi/IBNS: Russian-made coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V will be available in Delhi's Indraprastha Apollo Hospital from Tuesday onwards.

Bangladesh seeks five million Sputnik V vaccines from Russia

Bangladesh has intensified negotiations with Russia to procure five million doses of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine soon.

Brazilian watchdog recommends to vaccinate only healthy adults with Sputnik V, if approved

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.

Serum Institute gets preliminary approval to make Sputnik V vaccine

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.

Apollo Hospitals to start rolling Sputnik V from June's second week

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.

Mumbai gets three bids from Russia's Sputnik V vaccine developers

New Delhi/IBNS: Mumbai on Monday received three bids for the supply of Russia's Sputnik V COVID vaccine, media reports said.

Russia to send 30 lakh Sputnik V doses to India by May-end

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.

India records 3.11 fresh Covid cases, 4,077 deaths in last 24 hours

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.

India receives second batch of Russia's Sputnik-V Covid vaccine

New Delhi/UNI: The second batch of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine arrived in Hyderabad on Sunday, Russian Ambassador to India, Nikolay Kudashev, said.