Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories has announced that the first consignment of imported doses of the Sputnik V has been soft launched and the first dose of the vaccine was administered in Hyderabad. The vaccine doses had received regulatory clearance from the Central Drugs Laboratory, Kasauli prior to its launch.
Further consignments of imported doses are expected over the upcoming months. Subsequently, the supply of the Sputnik V vaccine will commence from Indian manufacturing partners.
The imported doses of the vaccine are currently priced at an MRP of Rs 948 + 5% GST per dose, with the possibility of a lower price point when local supply begins.
The company is working closely with its six manufacturing partners in India to fulfill regulatory requirements to ensure timely supply, Dr. Reddy’s said in a statement.