Second Consignment Of Sputnik V Vaccine Arrives In Hyderabad

Second Consignment Of Sputnik V Vaccine Arrives In Hyderabad

The second consignment contains 60,000 doses of the second dose component of the vaccine.

Andrew H. Sweet
  • The first consignment consisting of 1.5 lakh doses arrived in Hyderabad on May 1 and was cleared for use on May 13 by the Central Drugs Laboratory in Kasauli.
  • Reddy’s Laboratories, the marketing partner of Sputnik V in India, said the maximum retail price of the vaccine is set at INR995 ($14), including a 5% GST.
  • Describing Sputnik V as a Russian-Indian vaccine, Russia’s Ambassador to India said, “We expect that its production in India will be gradually increased up to 850 million doses per year... There are plans to introduce single-dose vaccine soon in India-Sputnik Lite.”

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