In a bid to win the race to produce the world's first effective Covid-19 vaccine, Russia reportedly 'stole' the blueprint of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab and utilised the same to create Sputnik V vaccine.
World News Oct 11, 2021, 7:50 PM IST
India has so far approved four vaccines - AstraZeneca's Covishield, Bharati Biotech's Covaxin, Russian Gamaleya Institute's Sputnik V and Moderna's vaccine.
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In a statement, RDIF's CEO Dmitriev said as a part of technology transfer, SII has already received cell and vector samples from the Gamaleya Center. He also said that their import is approved by the Drug Controller General of India.
World News Jul 30, 2021, 7:06 PM IST
Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine developers and Serum Institute of India (SII) have announced plans to start producing the vaccine in India in September.
Top Stories Jul 13, 2021, 2:19 PM IST
An approval for Zydus’ vaccine, ZyCoV-D, would make it the fifth vaccine authorized for use in India, after Moderna, AstraZeneca and partner Serum Institute of India’s Covishield, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin and Sputnik V developed by Russia’s Gamaleya Institute.
Top Stories Jul 1, 2021, 9:53 AM IST
To expand its mass vaccination program, the Indian government has now given clearance to Moderna vaccine thus providing a wider option for the public to choose between four vaccines. Earlier Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V were administered among the Indian population to contain the spread of Covid, now the Moderna vaccine will be added to that list.
Top Stories Jun 30, 2021, 4:53 PM IST
"There is a delay on the part of the suppliers. They have not shared any specific reason for it. I think it could be related to the supply of both the doses together."
Top Stories Jun 27, 2021, 1:41 PM IST
Hyderabad-based Rockwell developed the vaccine freezers as per the WHO PQS Standard after nearly three years of research and development (R&D).
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According to the Union health ministry, private hospitals can charge Rs 1145 for Sputnik V, Rs 1410 for Covaxin, Rs 780 for Covishield.
Top Stories Jun 9, 2021, 9:42 AM IST
The Pune-based firm has also sought approval for test analysis and examination. Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is currently being manufactured in India by Dr Reddy's Laboratories.
Top Stories Jun 3, 2021, 11:46 AM IST
“In June, we will do a million every week and double that in July. We are on track to complete 20 million jabs by September this year.”
Top Stories May 28, 2021, 11:07 AM IST
He also said that there were around 620 cases of black fungus or mucormycosis in the city, but there is a shortage of Amphotericin-B injections used in its treatment.
Top Stories May 26, 2021, 2:30 PM IST
The production of the Sputnik Covid-19 vaccine in India is expected to start in August, said Indian envoy to Russia, Bala Venkatesh Varma, adding that Russia has supplied over 2 lakh doses of the vaccine to India.
Top Stories May 22, 2021, 1:45 PM IST
According to sources, 60,000 doses of vaccines have been sent by the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) to Hyderabad-based Dr Reddy's Laboratories as part of the second tranche in a special flight.
Top Stories May 16, 2021, 12:45 PM IST
Doses of Sputnik V which will be made in India by Dr Reddy's Laboratories are likely to be cheaper.
Top Stories May 14, 2021, 12:41 PM IST