India’s daily vaccination rate dips despite having close to 15.4 million unutilized vaccines

INDIA – According to the latest data from Co-win, daily vaccine administration in India has dropped to 37230000 doses from 61140000 doses as of the week between July 5th– July 10th. Despite the decline in vaccination raising concerns, the government expects to maintain a daily average of 40 million-45 million doses in July with an estimated supply of at least 120 million doses this month. The slowdown in vaccination is primarily attributed to some disruptions at Bharat Biotech’s Bengaluru plant which resulted in delay in supply of some batches of…

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Indian government to start administering sputnik v vaccines as Morepen manufactures its first test batch of the vaccine

INDIA – Sputnik V vaccine will now become the third vaccine administered in India after production of the same began in Morepen laboratories following a signed an agreement between the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Morepen Laboratories. The vaccines will be administered at government vaccine facilities across the country under a free campaign vaccination program. This vaccination campaign program is targeting a population sample size of nearly 93 million individuals above the age of 18 years. The Sputnik V vaccine is based on a proven and well-studied platform of…

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