Russia’s coronavirus vaccine, Sputnik V, has arrived in India after Dr Reddy’s Laboratories got approval to conduct late-stage trials of the vaccine in the country. A video has surfaced on social media, which shows containers with logos of Dr Reddy’s and Sputnik V being unloaded from a small truck. Based on interim results, Russia claimed the vaccine is 92% effective.
The Russian Sputnik V vaccine has arrived in India following the nod to Hyderabad- based pharmaceutical company, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories to conduct an adaptive phase 2/3 human clinical trial for the vaccine in India.
A video of small containers having the logo of Dr. Reddy’s and Sputnik V being unloaded from a vehicle went viral on social media on Wednesday.
When contacted, a senior official of Dr. Reddy’s confirmed that the vaccines have arrived in India and said that the clinical trials will also start shortly.