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Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V gets DCGI nod; may be available by May

Russian Covid-19 vaccine granted restricted emergency-use authorisation in India

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Sohini Das  |  Mumbai 



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The vaccine prevents Covid-19 in individuals of over 18. It should be administered intramuscularly in two doses of 0.5 ml each with an interval of 21 days, and has to be stored at -18°C.

Sputnik V, the Russian Covid-19 vaccine with close to 92 per cent efficacy, is likely to be available in India by the first half of May.

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First Published: Tue, April 13 2021. 13:18 IST

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