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Russian Vaccine Arrives in India, Video leaked

Russian Vaccine Arrives in India, Video leaked

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.