India to have COVID-19 vaccine by early 2021

India to have COVID-19 vaccine by early 2021
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  • calendar-gray 17 September 2020

Indian Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday that India would have a vaccine against the coronavirus disease by early next year, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"We are expecting that our country will have COVID vaccine by the early next year," Vardhan said in a statement to the Parliament.

On Wednesday, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) confirmed reaching an agreement to deliver 100 million doses of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V to India, specifying that the deal was reached with India's Dr. Reddy's.

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