Russia being faithful Indian strategic partner, is dispatching 150,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccines in the next two days and also another 3 million doses will be reaching Hyderabad’s Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories by end of May. As per sources based out in New Delhi and Moscow, Russia is sending around four medium oxygen generating trucks, which can help a 200-bed hospital after being plugged into the power supply. These trucks produce 70 kilograms of oxygen per hour and 50,000 liters per day so that there is no shortage of oxygen at the hospital to which they are attached.
Already the first batch of 150,000 dosed of Sputnik V has reached on May 1st when India opened its third phase of vaccination for the people of age group between 18 to 44 years.
Sputnik V is based on human adenoviral vectors that is having an efficacy of over 90 per cent against the coronavirus disease. Moscow has made a decision to speed up Sputnik V doses to more than five million next month and more than 10 million vaccines in July.