#SputnikV

4 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic prepares to administer COVID-19 vaccine at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical College & Research Centre in Bengaluru. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • India has agreed to fast-track vaccine approvals that have already been approved in the US, UK, EU and Japan
  • The Health Ministry statement, the vaccines will be eligible for use in India without having to conduct a local bridging trial
  • India is reeling under an aggressive second wave of COVID-19

(Eds: updating with more quotes and details) Hyderabad,Apr 13 (PTI) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on Tuesday said it expects over 50 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine to be ...

5 days ago.Moscow, Russia
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has said more than 850 million doses of the Sputnik V vaccine are going to be produced annually in India. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Sputnik V will be the third vaccine to be used in India against coronavirus after Covaxin and Covidshield  
  • The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has registered the vaccine under the emergency use authorisation procedure
  • India is the most populated country to register the vaccine

New Delhi, Apr 13 (PTI) India's drug regulator has granted permission for restricted emergency use of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V with certain conditions, the Union Health Ministry ...

5 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A shot of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is shown before its use in Moscow, Russia. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • India's drug regulator has approved Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, for emergency use
  • The vaccine was approved in Russia in August last year
  • Sputnik V shots are given 21 days apart

New Delhi, Apr 13 (PTI) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has said more than 850 million doses of the Sputnik V vaccine are going to be produced annually in India, which has also given ...

New Delhi, Apr 13 (PTI) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has said that India has become the 60th country to approve the use of Sputnik V against coronavirus and more than 850 million ...

6 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic administers a COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary during the vaccination festival 'Tika Utsav'. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India on Sunday recorded 1,68,912 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day rise
  • The active cases have surpassed the 12-lakh mark, while the death toll increased to 1,70,179
  • The national COVID-19 recovery rate has fallen below 90%

11 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Indian vaccination drive has been mainly dependent on local manufacturers Covishield and Covaxin. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Authorization to five COVID-19 vaccines is expected to go through in Q3 of 2021
  • Sputnik-V vaccine is expected to get the nod first and be available before June
  • India reported 1,52,879 new cases on Sunday

7 April.Moscow, Russia
Russia is celebrating the 60th anniversary of Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becoming the first man in space. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @mission_russian)

  • Russia boasts a rich history of scientific invention across a wide variety of fields
  • It launched the first artificial satellite on October 4, 1957
  • Russia invented the tile-matching video game Tetris in 1984