India to Make Russia’s Sputnik V Vaccine Available Amid Devastating COVID-19 Toll

HeadlineMay 14, 2021

Governments around the world reported more than 725,000 new coronavirus infections on Thursday — one of the highest daily tolls of the pandemic — led by an ongoing massive outbreak in India, which reported another 4,000 deaths on Friday. Indian health officials have announced plans to start using Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine. Fewer than 3% of India’s population of nearly 1.4 billion people is fully vaccinated.

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