News Desk, Tech for FTCP, New Delhi
Updated Mon, 07 Sep 2020 08:50 AM IST
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Russian Ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev said that talks are being held at several levels between Moscow and the Indian government regarding the vaccine. It also includes issues such as vaccine supply, co-development and co-production.
Significantly, Russia's President Vladimir Putin launched the world's first Corona vaccine on 11 August. The name of this vaccine is Sputnik V. According to the Lancet Journal, no serious side effects of this vaccine have been revealed in the initial trial.
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According to media reports, Russia has shared ways of cooperation with India on the vaccine. It is currently being closely studied by the Indian government. Kudashev said that the vaccine could be used on a larger scale (in other countries as well) after some necessary technical procedures.
There is also a discussion that during the coming week, during the visit of Foreign Minister S Jaishankar to Russia, there will be talks about the Corona vaccine. At the same time, Kudashev also said that Russia envisions a just and multi-polar world with India, so wants to work on this vaccine.
He said that currently many countries of the world are engaged in playing geopolitical games despite the epidemic, they are playing tricks against each other. It should be that all countries cooperate together to fight this virus.
Let us know that from this week Russia is going to make Corona vaccine Sputnik V available for common citizens. This vaccine has been developed by the Gamalaya Research Institute of Moscow in collaboration with the Russian Ministry of Defense as a base for adenoviruses.