Dr. Reddy’s to launch Corona vaccine Sputnik in India by March

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New Delhi, January 30, 2021: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited has expressed anticipation that it will launch the Russian Corona vaccine Sputnik-5 in the country by March. The company hopes to get permission for emergency use.


Hyderabad-based Dr. Reddy’s is examining Sputnik-5 in India. The company estimates that the third phase of this vaccine trial will be completed next month. The company’s Chief Executive Officer Deepak Sapra said that 70 percent of the third phase trial has been completed. It is expected that the company will launch it by March.


Sapra said that the third phase of the trial would be completed in February. After that, the data will be submitted to the Controller General of India for approval of the vaccine’s emergency use. He said that the company has also expedited the preparation of its production.