A vaccine is a tiny weakened non-dangerous fragment of the organism and includes parts of the antigen
It’s enough that our body can learn to build the specific antibody
Then if the body encounters the real antigen later, as part of the real organism, it already knows how to defeat it.
- If you have kidney or liver problems, severe disorders of the endocrine system (diabetes mellitus), severe diseases of the hematopoietic system, epilepsy, strokes and other diseases of the central nervous system,
- If you have diseases of the cardiovascular system (history of myocardial infarction, myocarditis, endocarditis, pericarditis, ischemic heart disease),
- If you have primary and secondary immunodeficiency, autoimmune diseases,
- If you have lung diseases, asthma and COPD, with allergic reactions, atopy, eczema,
- If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant,
- If you have any other serious illnesses,
- If you are taking any medicines (prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins, or herbal products).
You should consult your healthcare provider before deciding to take the vaccine.
- Hypersensitivity to any component of a vaccine or a vaccine containing similar components,
- History of severe allergic reactions,
- If you are suffering from common cold, runny nose, fever, cough, body ache or loose motions etc,
- If you are pregnant,
- Age up to 18 years (due to lack of data on efficacy and safety),
- Developed severe post-vaccination complications (anaphylactic shock, severe generalized allergic reactions, convulsive syndrome, temperature above 40°C, etc.) for the injection of component I of the vaccine.
Very common (may affect more than 1 in 10 people):
- Tenderness, pain, warmth, redness, itching, swelling or bruising where the injection is given.
- Flu-like symptoms, such as high temperature, sore throat, runny nose, cough and chills.
Common (may affect 1 in 10 people):
- Feeling tired
- Feeling feverish or chills
- Muscle pain
- Runny nose
Uncommon (may affect upto 1 in 100people):
- Feeling sick (Nausea)
- Being sick (Vomiting)
- Stomach ache
- Joint pain
- Decrease appetite
- Sore throat
- Nasal congestion
- Impaired sense of taste
These may not be all the possible side effects of the SPUTNIK V Vaccine.
Serious and unexpected side effects may occur. SPUTNIK V Vaccine is still being studied in clinical trials and follow up on the trials is going on.
The Sputnik V vaccine, made by Russia, has already become a popular shot in Assam among beneficiaries because of its ready availability
Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central successfully kickstarted the much-awaited Sputnik V vaccine drive.
A single dose of the Sputnik V vaccine may be enough to elicit strong antibody response against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19
PLUSS Celsure box controls and maintains the temperature at -18° to ensure vaccine's efficacy
The first dose of Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V elicits high IgG antibodies and neutralizing antibodies titers, according to a study.
Nationwide soft launch of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine reaches over 50 cities and towns across India
The study states that 21 days after the administration of the first Sputnik V dose, 94 per cent of participants developed pike-specific antibodies.
PATNA: Russian vaccine Sputnik V made its debut in the city on Friday with many receiving jabs at Jai Prabha Medanta Superspecialty Hospital at Kankarbagh by paying Rs 1,125 for each dose.
Private hospital chain Fortis Healthcare on Friday said it has rolled out the Sputnik V, the third anti-coronavirus vaccine approved for use in India, for eligible people.
The study by Buenos Aires Health Ministry demonstrated the Events Supposedly Attributable to Vaccination or Immunisation (ESAVI) after Sputnik V was mostly mild.
Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund that makes Sputnik V, also says majority of vaccine doses will be manufactured in India.
The vaccine was found equally effective in people aged above 60, shows trial data
The Sputnik V vaccine, which has been the subject of scepticism since Russia began using it last year before trials had ended, is 91.6% effective.
In a joint statement, the two said Dr Reddy’s has sole distribution right of the first 250 million doses of the vaccine in India.
The first lot of 1.5 lakh doses of Russian Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, flew into Hyderabad from Russia on Saturday.
The second batch of the Sputnik V landed in Hyderabad, Telangana on Sunday.
In a joint statement, they said the first phase of the vaccination programme will start in Hyderabad on Monday and in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday.
The government is hopeful of a speedy launch of single-dose COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light in India and all stakeholders.
In the last few days, there have been several unsubstantiated reports and claims from various quarters in India on alleged tie-ups for the Sputnik V vaccine.
Beware of unauthorised individuals offering fake deals or procurement of the Sputnik V vaccine.