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Sputnik V vaccine has fallen in price by half in Russia
The selling price of the Sputnik V vaccine has halved in Russia. After re-registration by the Ministry of Health, it costs 866 rubles 81 kopecks for both components.
According to the press service of the Russian government with reference to the Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, the price reduction became possible due to the optimization of the increase in the production of the drug. The price is the same for all production sites.
"Sputnik V" is used for mass vaccination against coronavirus, and is included in the list of vital and essential medicines, in connection with which the state controls its price.
In Russia, from January 18, began mass vaccination from the coronavirus. Anyone can get vaccinated free of charge and voluntarily. Currently, they are vaccinated against COVID-19 with two vaccines - Sputnik V and EpiVacKorona.