Thursday, Dec 01, 2022



Covid-19: Understanding heterologous and homologous boosters

May 13, 2022 12:54 pm

As per a study by JAMA, full vaccination, with booster/precaution dose is also known to reduce transmission of infection to some extent, coupled with proper masking and distancing

Drug regulator okays single-dose Sputnik Light for restricted use

February 07, 2022 7:28 am

Sputnik Light is the ninth vaccine to be granted restricted-use approval by the Drugs Controller General of India for adults in India.

Emergency use authorisation nod for Sputnik Light vaccine

February 05, 2022 5:13 am

Sputnik Light is developed by Russia's Gamaleya Center, built on a human adenovirus vector platform. In October last year, the government had approved the export of Sputnik Light, manufactured in India by Hetero Biopharma Limited.

Vladimir Putin says he took experimental nasal vaccine against Covid-19

November 24, 2021 8:58 pm

On Sunday, Putin said he received a booster short of Sputnik Light, the one-dose version of the jab, and said he wanted to take part in testing the nasal version of Sputnik V.

Govt allows export of Russian COVID vaccine Sputnik Light manufactured in India by Hetero Biopharma

October 10, 2021 6:22 pm

The single-dose Sputnik Light vaccine demonstrated 79.4 percent efficacy according to analysed data taken from 28 days after the injection was administered.

Sputnik version to combat Delta strain to be launched soon

June 18, 2021 8:01 am

This version of the vaccine - which will be provided as a "booster" shot - will be offered to other vaccine makers, according to the Russian Direct Investment Fund.

Government expects speedy launch of single-dose Sputnik Light

May 28, 2021 7:03 am

An application seeking regulatory approval for Sputnik Light is expected to be filed in the next couple of weeks and it could become the first single-dose vaccine to be launched in India, sources said.

Delhi government eyes Sputnik to boost capital's vaccine stock

May 16, 2021 12:40 am

The government, which had passed orders to buy 1.34 crore Covaxin and Covisheild doses for those in the 18-44 age group, has been facing shortage with 100 session sites being shut because of Covaxin shortage earlier this week.

Single-dose vaccine Sputnik Light authorised in Russia

May 07, 2021 4:06 am

The Sputnik Light vaccine demonstrated 79.4 per cent efficacy compared to 91.6 per cent for the two-shot Sputnik V.

Indian Immunologicals in talks to manufacture Russia’s Sputnik V; ‘lot of parameters to consider’

September 16, 2020 10:53 am

The talks, still not finalised, involve an exchange of information on both sides to ascertain whether the Hyderabad-headquartered firm can successfully incorporate the Russian technology and scale up production here.