After arrival of the first lot of Sputnik V vaccines on Saturday, Dr. Reddy’s said that the vaccines will be available in a few weeks after statutory clearances.
”Today, we have received 1,50,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccine here in Hyderabad. The vaccine will be available in a few weeks after it has gone through statutory clearances. The price will also be announced then,” Deepak Sapra of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories said as quoted by ANI.
“The efficacy of the Sputnik V in among the highest in the world, and this vaccine will also be effective against new strains of COVID-19,” Russian Ambassador to India Nickolay Kudashev said on Saturday, adding that “its local production is about to start soon and is planned to be gradually increased up to 850 million doses per year.”