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Sputnik V priced lower than Pfizer and Moderna vaccines


The value per dose of the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V will probably be a lot lower than that of the vaccines of US drug giants Pfizer and Moderna, stated the Russian vaccine’s official Twitter account on Sunday.

“Translating pharma lingo: the announced price of Pfizer of USD 19.50 and Moderna of USD 25-USD 37 per dose actually means their price of USD 39 and USD 50-USD 74 per person. Two doses are required per person for the Pfizer, Sputnik V and Moderna vaccines. The price of Sputnik V will be much lower,” the official account stated.

Russia grew to become the primary nation to register the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine on August 11. Sputnik V was developed by the Gamaleya National Research Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology of the Russian Healthcare Ministry.

On November 11, Russia had stated that its vaccine Sputnik V is 92 per cent efficient at defending folks from Covid-19 in response to the primary interim evaluation.

On November 17, Moderna, in its official assertion, had introduced that the impartial, U.S. NIH-appointed Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) for the Phase three research of mRNA-1273 has knowledgeable Moderna that the trial has met the statistical standards pre-specified within the research protocol for efficacy, with a vaccine efficacy of 94.5%.

Similarly, on November 18, Pfizer had stated that remaining outcomes from the late-stage trial of its coronavirus vaccine was discovered to be 95 per cent efficient and had no critical uncomfortable side effects on older folks.

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