Russia seeks govt's nod for export of Sputnik Light Covid vaccine manufactured in India by Hetero Biopharma

Russia seeks govt's nod for export of Sputnik Light Covid vaccine manufactured in India by Hetero Biopharma

NEW DELHI: The Russian ambassador has urged the Indian government to allow the export of single-dose COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light produced by Hetero, one of the RDIF's partners in the production of the jab, to his country till the vaccine gets emergency use authorisation from India's drug regulator. In a communication to the Centre, Russian Ambassador Nicholay Kudashev stated that Hetero Biopharma Limited already has manufactured one million doses of Component 1 of the Sputnik V and two million doses of the Sputnik Light but the six-month shelf life of the vaccine may expire before its registration which will result in the wastage of vaccine doses, sources said.

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