Addressing a press convention, the CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev stated, “We are hopeful for the launch of Sputnik light in India in December and we are working very well with Indian institutes.”
“We have Serum institute as our production partner in India, and we believe that Sputnik light will play a big role in the Indian vaccination campaign,” he added.
Earlier in the day, the Sputnik V knowledgeable that Russia’s Health Ministry will register the Sputnik vaccine for youngsters aged 12-17, with pictures anticipated to be accessible on the finish of December.
“Russia’s Health Ministry will register Sputnik vaccine for children aged 12-17 today. Sputnik M vaccine for children will be a welcome member in the Sputnik family both in Russia and in global markets,” Sputnik V stated in a tweet.
This got here as Russia has been grappling with a surge in coronavirus infections and associated deaths in current weeks.
The nation has registered 33,558 new confirmed COVID-19 circumstances over the previous 24 hours, the bottom quantity since October 16, with the whole variety of infections reaching 9,434,393 circumstances, in accordance to knowledge of the anti-coronavirus
disaster centre revealed on Wednesday.
Besides, India reported 9,283 new circumstances of COVID-19 on Wednesday. With this, the lively caseload of the an infection in the nation stands at 1,11,481, which is the bottom in 537 days.