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COVID-19 vaccine: Sputnik Light could be India's first single dose vaccine

One India | 14/05/2021 11:14 PM | Click to read full article

Russia's Sputnik Light could be the first single-dose vaccine to be used in India, in what could be a game-changer for India amid the vaccine crisis. Reportedly, Dr Reddy's expected to hold talks with the government and the regulator in June for immediate launch.

Sputnik V is a two-dose vaccine taken at a gap of three weeks. The unique feature of it is that the antigens in the first and second dose are different from each other. In other vaccines, both doses are the same.