Sputnik V firm has described its COVID-19 vaccine cheaper than Pfizer, Modern

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Russia became the first country to enter the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine on 11 August

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The official Twitter account of the Russian vaccine on Sunday stated that the price per dose of the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V would be significantly lower than the vaccines of American drug giants Pfizer and Moderna.

“Pharma Lingo Translation: Pfizer’s announced price of USD 19.50 and Modern’s 37 per dose 37 USD actually means their price of USD 39 and USD 50-USD 74 per person. Two doses per person, Putizer , Are required for Sputnik. V and Modern Vaccines. Sputnik V will cost much less, “the official account said.

Russia became the first country to register the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine on 11 August, Sputnik V was developed by the Gamalaya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology of the Russian Ministry of Health.

On November 11, Russia stated that its vaccine Sputnik V was 92 percent effective in protecting people from COVID-19 according to an earlier interim analysis.

On 17 November, Modern announced in its official statement that the independent, US NIH-appointed Data Security Monitoring Board (DSMB) for the Phase 3 study of mRNA-1273 has informed Modern that the tests meet the statistical criteria before Has been specified in the study protocol for efficacy, with a vaccine efficacy of 94.5%.

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Similarly, on 18 November, Pfizer stated that the final results of its late phase trial of the coronavirus vaccine were found to be 95 percent effective and had no serious side effects on older people.

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