Covid-19: Beginning 2021, India to produce 100 million doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine
New Delhi, Nov 27: Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and pharma firm Hetero have agreed to produce over 100 million doses per year in India of the Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19, Russia's sovereign wealth fund said in a statement.
The parties intend to start the production of Sputnik V in the beginning of 2021, it added.
Currently Phase III clinical trials are approved and are ongoing in Belarus, the UAE, Venezuela and other countries. Phase II-III trials are taking place in India, RDIF said.