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India to Register Russia’s Sputnik V Vaccine Within Next Few Weeks, Indian Ambassador Says

© REUTERS / AGUSTIN MARCARIANEmpty vials of the Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) vaccine are pictured at the San Martin hospital, in La Plata, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina January 18, 2021
Empty vials of the Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) vaccine are pictured at the San Martin hospital, in La Plata, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina January 18, 2021 - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - India plans to register the Russian vaccine against COVID-19, Sputnik V, after completion of phase three clinical trials within the next few weeks, Indian Ambassador to Moscow Venkatesh Varma said on Monday.

According to Varma, the Moscow-Delhi cooperation in the health sector is at a very good level during the pandemic, including no vaccines against COVID-19. The diplomat added that Indian companies and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) regularly exchange information.

A vial of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is pictured in Belgrade, Serbia, January 6, 2021. - Sputnik International
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Varma said that the first two phases of clinical trials were successfully completed, and the third one is underway. According to the ambassador, the vaccine will be registered as soon as the last phase is completed, likely in the next few weeks.

Varma also recalled that the RDIF is cooperating with Indian companies to produce the Russian vaccine in India. The ambassador mentioned that India may launch the production of Sputnik V at its own facilities.

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