Dr. Reddy's has collaborated with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) to conduct clinical trials of Sputnik V vaccine for Covid-19. Upon regulatory approval in India, RDIF shall supply Dr. Reddy's with 100 million doses of the vaccine.
‘I learned a lot about Covid-19,’ U.S President Donald Trump said in a video message posted on social media. Trump and his wife Melania have tested positive for Covid-19 and are currently undergoing treatment.
The largest contact tracing study has revealed that over 70 per cent of Covid-19 infected patients in the country did not infect any of their contacts, while 8 per cent of infected individuals accounted for 60 per cent of observed new infections.
Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan says that the government doesn’t agree with Serum Institute of India’s calculation on the need for Rs. 80,000 Crore for the distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine across the country.