There is no need to check the antibody levels post-taking the vaccine as some vaccines evoke T-cell immunity (long-term memory of the immune response), says Dr. Subrata Das.
Speaking at the launch of the vaccine, Dhami said by December this year, the state government will achieve its target of 100 per cent vaccination.
Both shots use a similar technology, employing a harmless virus to deliver genetic material from the spike protein of COVID-19 into the body.
The parties intend to produce over 300 million doses of the vaccine in India per year, RDIF said in a statement.
Both the sons of RJD national president Lalu Prasad took their Sputnik shots at the Medanta hospital in Patna.
Giving the information at a press conference here, Chief Secretary Om Prakash said a five-member committee has been constituted for the purpose and the required funds have been arranged.
Russia started human trials of Sputnik Light in January, and the studies are still ongoing, according to official records.
The agency, known as Anvisa, said there were faults in all clinical studies of the vaccine’s development, as well as absent or insufficient data.
Like the Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca vaccines, Russia's Sputnik V jab uses adapted strains of the adenovirus that causes the common cold.
To be sure, Stelis is the fourth Indian company to partner with RDIF for Sputnik V and will be the third manufacturer of the Russian vaccine in the country.