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Government will decide on vaccination of children, adolescents on 'scientific rationale', supply situation: Covid Task Force Chief

Zydus Cadila's indigenously developed needle-free COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D is set to become the first vaccine that will be available in India for those in the age group of 12-18 years. 

published on : 17th October 2021

Russia struggles to meet global orders for Sputnik V vaccine

The head of the Russian state-controlled fund that invested in the vaccine insisted Wednesday the supply problems have been resolved.

published on : 15th October 2021

WHO still reviewing Sputnik V vaccine, as Russia presses bid

The clarification comes after Russia's Health Minister Mikhail Murashko in recent days reportedly said that administrative issues were among the main holdups in WHO's decision-making process.

published on : 5th October 2021

Import delay, limited availability prevents Sputnik V COVID vaccine take-off in India

Of every 1000 people who have taken shots, less than 1 received Sputnik V, despite its soft launch in India in May through its local partner Dr Reddy's.

published on : 2nd October 2021

WHO seeks more data from Sputnik V makers for granting Emergency Use Listing status

Sputnik V is currently manufactured in India and being sold by Dr Reddy's Laboratories under Emergency Use Authorisation route.

published on : 11th September 2021

Panacea Biotec supplies second component of Sputnik V vaccine in India 

This is the first batch of the second component produced and supplied by the company in India, the drug firm and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said in a joint statement.

published on : 7th September 2021

Efficacies vary but all COVID-19 vaccines effective: Experts

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.

published on : 6th September 2021

Few takers for Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V in Madurai

The Deputy Director of Health Services Dr S Senthilkumar said that 10 private hospitals in the district are authorised to administer Covid vaccines. Of them, only two hospitals offer Sputnik V.

published on : 27th August 2021

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami launches Sputnik V COVID vaccine in state

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.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Production of Sputnik V COVID vaccine in India to go fully on stream in September: RDIF

Production in India is expected to come fully onstream in September and RDIF expects India to become a major production hub for the Sputnik V vaccine.

published on : 31st July 2021

Russia OKs testing combination of Sputnik, AstraZeneca Covid vaccines

Both shots use a similar technology, employing a harmless virus to deliver genetic material from the spike protein of COVID-19 into the body.

published on : 27th July 2021

Manipal Hospitals in Vijayawada adds Sputnik V to its COVID-19 vaccination portfolio

Manipal Hospitals, Vijayawada, started administering Sputnik V vaccine as part of its COVID-19 vaccination drive.

published on : 18th July 2021

Single dose of Sputnik V Covid vaccine triggers strong antibody response: Study

The high antibody levels after a single Sputnik V dose in naive participants suggest a benefit of delaying second dose administration to increase the number of people vaccinated.

published on : 14th July 2021

Serum Institute to start manufacturing Sputnik vaccine in September

'The first batch of Sputnik vaccine is expected to be produced at SII's facilities in September,' RDIF said in a statement.

published on : 13th July 2021

Serum Institute to start manufacturing Sputnik vaccine in September

The parties intend to produce over 300 million doses of the vaccine in India per year, RDIF said in a statement.

published on : 13th July 2021
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