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Sputnik Light May Be India’s 1st One-Dose Vaccine In India: Reports

Mumbai: As per NDTV sources Russia’s Sputnik Lite likely to be India’s first single-dose vaccine and after June, Dr Reddy is in talks with the government and the regulator.

“Sputnik V is a Russian-Indian vaccine. A big part of its production will be in India. We expect to produce more than 850 million doses of Sputnik V in India this year,” said Russian Direct Investment Fund CEO Kirill Dmitriev. We hope for the introduction of Sputnik V Lite in India soon, he added.

For now, the two-dose Sputnik V is being rolled out in 35 centres across India. Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, which manufactures the vaccine in India, said the imported vaccine shot would cost Rs 995.40 in India.

Also Read: Imported Doses Of Sputnik V COVID-19 Vaccine To Cost ₹995.40 Per Dose

Sputnik V, whose efficiency is 91.6 per cent, is the third vaccine to receive approval for use in India. The first dose of the vaccine was given today in Hyderabad as part of a soft launch by Dr Reddy’s. After the vaccine is made in India, the price will be reduced.

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