Dr. Reddy’s in talks with government to bring Russia’s Sputnik Light COVID-19 vaccine to India

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Updated: June 01, 2021 2:13 PM

India's Dr. Reddy's Laboratories is in talks with the government to bring Russia's Sputnik Light COVID-19 vaccine into the country, a company spokesperson told Reuters on Monday.

russia sputnik vaccine"The Serum Institute of India (SII) put up an application to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Wednesday seeking permission to manufacture the COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, in India," a source said. (Representational image: Reuters)

India’s Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories is in talks with the government to bring Russia’s Sputnik Light COVID-19 vaccine into the country, a company spokesperson told Reuters on Monday.

Dr. Reddy’s is also in talks with the Indian government and the private sector to supply the two-dose Sputnik V vaccine, which the company expects to commercially launch in the country in the middle of next month.

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