President Vladimir Putin has ordered “Sputnik-V” vaccination against covid-19 across Russia from next week. At the instance of the President of Russia, this mass vaccination program will start absolutely free. Russia has swiftly taken action with the ‘Sputnik V’ to get vaccines like Pfizer BioNtech from the UK.
Britain was the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer vaccine on Wednesday morning. The UK government has ordered vaccination for critically ill patients from next week. Within hours of that evening, Russia also delivered a major ruling on the Corona vaccine.
The Boris Johnson government said in a statement that the use of the drug was recommended by the Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Organization (MHRA), an independent body. The British government also accepted that proposal. The antidote will be available across the UK from next week.
Although the UK only allows the use of the Pfizer Corona vaccine in critically ill patients, Putin goes a step further by allowing mass vaccination.
Sputnik V was named as the first successful vaccine against coronavirus. Russia claims that Sputnik is up to 95 percent effective in dealing with Corona. Although there were questions about the side effects of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus. Researchers from various countries have expressed doubts about the effectiveness of Sputnik due to Russia’s congestion. However, 92 percent success in the first phase of testing. Sputnik has been claimed to be more than 90 percent effective in preventing coronavirus infection after a second-degree evaluation.
In the world market, Sputnik V is priced at ₹ 10 per dose, that is, Rs. Researchers said that at least two doses of the vaccine are required to prevent the SARS-Cove-2 virus. Sources claim that the first lot of vaccine will be ready before January. As a result, Russia’s Sputnik will be available on the world market from the beginning of the new English year. Dr. Reddys and RDIF are bringing this vaccine to India. Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.
Meanwhile, according to Serum Institute officials, by 2024, everyone in India will receive the Covid vaccine. The Oxford vaccine, developed at the Serum Institute, is expected to hit the market by January.