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Developers of Sputnik V claim vaccine effective against Omicron variant of Covid

New Delhi | The Sputnik V vaccine and the one-shot Sputnik Light booster are effective against the vaccine-evading and super mutant Omicron variant of Covid, claimed a preliminary laboratory study conducted by Russia’s Gamaleya Center on Friday. The study shows that Sputnik V demonstrates high virus neutralising activity against the Omicron variant and is expected […]

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Sputnik V, Sputnik Light will neutralise latest Covid variant: RDIF

New Delhi | The Gamaleya Institute believes that both Sputnik V and Sputnik Light will neutralise the latest variant of Covid-19, Omicron, said Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund on Monday. Dmitriev said that the Gamaleya Institute, based on existing protocols of immediately developing vaccine versions for variants of concern, has already […]

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Sputnik’s single-dose vaccine gets DCGI nod for Phase-III trials in India

New Delhi |Β The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted permission for the conducting of the Phase III bridging trials of Sputnik Light on the Indian population. The Sputnik Light is a single-dose Covid-19 vaccine of the Russian vaccine Sputnik. The nod comes after a recent study published in the medical journal The Lancet […]

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Efficacy of Covaxin, Covishield, Sputnik V more or less equivalent: Dr Randeep Guleria

New Delhi |Β Data available till now shows clearly that efficacy of all vaccines — whether Covaxin, Covishield or Sputnik V — are more or less equivalent, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria said amid rumours about differentiated abilities of Covid-19 vaccines available in India in terms of production of antibodies or higher seropositivity rate. “We should […]

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Vaccines: BMC cancels 9 global tenders, but will get Sputnik soon

Mumbai |Β The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has cancelled all 9 global bids it received for supply of Covid-19 vaccines, but Mumbaikars may soon get the Sputnik V jabs, top officials said here on Friday. Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said that in early May, in view of the shortages of the life-saving doses, the BMC had […]

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‘Sputnik V manufacturing to start soon in India: V.K. Paul

New Delhi |Β The manufacturing of Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine will start soon in India as the country has accomplished technology-transfer to Indian companies, said Dr Vinod K. Paul, chair of the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid-19 (NEGVAC) on Thursday. Paul made the announcement while clearing the myth that the Centre is […]