Covid-19 roundup: Russia prices vaccine 'two or more times cheaper' than mRNA shots; Sinovac PhIII data expected in early December
The world can now purchase its first registered vaccine — at less than $10 per dose.
RDIF, the Russian sovereign wealth fund and an avid backer of Sputnik V, said the vaccine will be available internationally starting from March 2021. A two-dose regimen of the adenovirus-based vaccine, which it has said is more than 90% effective, will cost less than $20.
And they are not shy about inserting themselves right into a rivalry with Western frontrunners, namely Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna.
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