Top News: Russia Is Looking To Partner With India For COVID-19 Vaccine

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Kirill A. Dmitriev To Meet India For "Sputnik V"

In recent news, Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund said – “We believe they(India) are capable of producing the vaccine developed by Russian’s Gamaleya Research Institute”

“We’re going to do clinical trails no just in Russia… but also probably.. in India”

Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Sputnik V is the world’s first vaccine against COVID-19, which is working quite effectively. Plus, it helps in forming ‘stable immunity’ against the disease.

Russia is looking for a partnership with India regarding the creation of Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V, Kirill Dmitriev, The CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), said on Thursday during online press.

Russian President Vladimir Putin had announced that his nation has built up the world’s first vaccine against coronavirus, which works “successfully” and forms a “steady immunity” against the infection.

The Russian Ambassador to India, Nikolai Kudashev, on Tuesday officially connected with India looking for a partnership in the creation of the Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V. Reports guarantee that Russia is planning to create 6 million doses of coronavirus antibody every month.

Sputnik V has been created by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, along with RDIF. The vaccine has not been tested for the Phase 3 clinical trials.

The antibody comprises of two shots that utilization various variants of adenoviruses – infection types, some of which cause the normal cold – that the producers have designed to convey the quality for the surface protein of SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19.

On Thursday, addressing an online press conference, Dmitriev said that many nations are interested in producing vaccines from countries like Asia, and the Middle East as well as Latin America.

Firstly about the clinical trials. Certainly, the clinical trials will not only be conducted in Russia but also in many other countries. For example UAE, Saudi Arabia, India, and Brazil. RDIF CEO said.