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DNA Special: India paves way for foreign-made vaccines to tackle COVID crisis in country

DNA Wednesday, 14 April 2021
First, Russia's Sputnik V vaccine was approved by the government and on April 13, a way was cleared for three foreign-made vaccines.
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Russia on May 06 approved Sputnik Light, the single-dose vaccine against COVID-19. According to the information on Sputnik V's twitter handle, the single-dose vaccine has 79.4% overall efficacy against coronavirus, and is a "reliable pandemic fighter". Sputnik V, which is approved in 64 countries with a total population of over 3.2 billion people, has already started arriving in India for emergency use.

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Sputnik V is a minus 18-degrees Celsius storage vaccine, informed Ravi Mathur, Global Logistics' Head, Dr Reddy's Laboratories after the Russian vaccines arrived in India on May 01."Sputnik V is a minus 18-degrees Celsius storage vaccine. We have created a state-of-the-art central warehouse that operates below minus 20-degrees Celsius. These are single-dose ampules, once taken out have to be administered within 30 mins," informed Head of global logistics at Dr. Reddy's lab.

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