COVID VACCINE TO BE DELIVERED IN INDIA BY NOVEMBER: RUSSIAN FUND CEO

Co-chairman and Managing Director of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories GV Prasad and RDIF CEO Kirill Dmitriev shed light on his efforts to bring about a Covid-19 vaccine in India.

“We have signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Russian Development Investment Fund (RDIF). Hope to bring vaccine (Sputnik-V) to India as soon as possible,” GV Prasad said. He went on to add, “The vaccine effort is quite immense and unprecedented. Each company is trying a different approach.”

Prasad went on to say, “We have partnered with RDIF. We felt that the signs are good. We are trying to get this in the shortest period of time.”

“Our expectation is by November with due regulatory authority approval,” Kirill Dmitriev said adding, “We have followed strict procedure just like India.”

Inputs: India Today

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