Russia Likely To Launch Sputnik Light Vaccine In India By This Dec
Moscow: Russian Direct Investment Fund on Wednesday informed that Sputnik light COVID-19 vaccine will likely be launched in India by December this year.
Addressing a press conference, the CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev said, “We are hopeful for the launch of Sputnik light in India in December and we are working very well with Indian institutes.”
“We have Serum institute as our production partner in India, and we believe that Sputnik light will play a big role in the Indian vaccination campaign,” he added.
“Russia’s Health Ministry will register Sputnik vaccine for children aged 12-17 today. Sputnik M vaccine for children will be a welcome member in the Sputnik family both in Russia and in global markets,” Sputnik V said in a tweet.
Earlier in the day, the Sputnik V informed that Russia’s Health Ministry will register the Sputnik vaccine for children aged 12-17, with shots expected to be available at the end of December.