RDIF CEO (CEO) Kirill Dmitriev said, “Cooperation with Panacea Biotech is an important step in terms of vaccine production in India and supply to international partners.
Russia’s direct investment fund RDIF and pharmaceutical company Panacea Biotec said on Monday that they will invest 10 million doses of Sputnik V Corona Vaccine annually in India (India) 100 Million Doses). According to a joint statement by RDIF and Panacea Biotech, the production of Sputnik V at Panacea Biotech’s manufacturing plants will help RDIF (Russian Direct Investment Fund) international partners to supply this vaccine.
RDIF CEO (CEO) Kirill Dmitriev said, “Cooperation with Panacea Biotech is an important step in terms of vaccine production in India and supply to international partners. Panacea Biotech Managing Director Rajesh Jain said that the company will produce Sputnik V in internationally recognized plants. According to the leading medical journal Lancet, Sputnik V is 91.6 percent effective. It has been registered in 59 countries globally. According to the statement, the price of Sputnik V is less than 10 dollars for every dose.
Panacea Biotec to produce 100 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine in India per year: Statement pic.twitter.com/bX9qYepRLX
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At the same time, cases of corona infection are increasing continuously in the country. The central government said on Tuesday that Kovid-19 is spreading faster in the country this year than last year. The government warned that the coming four weeks are very fragile for the country, so people should cooperate to control the second wave of Corona infection.
Central government officials said in a press conference that it may happen that more than one lakh new cases of infection come back in the country in one day and this number may be more than the last time. The apprehension expressed by the authorities has proved to be true. There have been 1,15,736 new cases of corona infection in the last 24 hours in the country. After which the total number of people infected has increased to 1,28,01,785. At the same time, a total of 630 people died due to infection, after which the total death toll has reached 1,66,177.
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