Covid-19: Imported Sputnik V vaccine to cost ₹995.40 per shot


Sputnik V: Vaccine prices include five percent GST per dose, according to DR reddy laboratories, Indian manufacturers from Russian Covid-19 vaccine.

A medical specialist holds a vial of Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus.
A medical specialist holds a vial of Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus.

Import Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) Vaccines produced by Russia, Sputnik V, will be charged ₹ 995.40 per dose in India while the price of vaccines produced in this country may be lower, according to releases issued by Dr. Pharmacy Laboratory. Reddy. This price includes GST, which is five percent per dose, said Indian manufacturer from the Russian Covid-19 vaccine.

Meanwhile, as part of the launch of Pilot Limited Sputnik V in this country, the first dose of the vaccine was given in Hyderabad, according to PTI.

“The first consignment of the import dose of Sputnik V vaccine landed in India on May 1, and received regulatory permits from the Central Medicine Laboratory, Kasauli, on May 13, 2021,” the pharmaceutical company said.

This vaccine was given an emergency use authorization (EUA) by the drug controller General India (DCGI) in April.

On Thursday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (Mohfw) announced that the vaccine would be available on the market throughout the country from the beginning of next week.

Dr. Vk Paul, Member, Niti Aayog made an announcement during the press meeting. Sputnik v production v will begin in July, he said.

Sputnik V vaccine, first approved in Russia on August 11, 2020, is widely regarded as the first vaccine against viral diseases. It has a 91.6% efficacy, according to the Lancet medical journal. This will be the third vaccine used in India.

Two other vaccines given to people in India are covishield and covaxin. The Institute of Serum India-based Pune (SII) produces shots of Oxford-Astrazeneca University as Covishield and Bharat Biotech International Limited, located in Hyderabad, has made Covaxin.


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