Kushal Kumar Jha
Russia's COVID 19 vaccine Sputnik V released into public circulation
Developed by Russia's Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology & Microbiology and The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), The first batch of COVID 19 vaccine Sputnik V released into the public circulation.
According to the Russian Health Ministry "The first batch of the 'Gam-COVID-Vac' Sputnik V vaccine for the prevention of the new coronavirus infection, developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology of the Ministry of Health of Russia, has passed the necessary quality tests in the laboratories of Roszdravnadzor and has been released into civil circulation,"
RDIF's CEO Kirill Dmitriev has also confirmed that the clinical trials of the Sputnik V vaccine for coronavirus will be held this month in India among several other nations.
Sputnik V is the world's first registered vaccine against COVID 19 released by Russian President Vladimir Putin last month. Russian President's daughter was among the first ones to receive the vaccine for coronavirus infection. This revolutionary vaccine was named after Russia's historical space triumph in the 20th century.