The cost of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus infection “Sputnik V” will be announced next week. TASS, referring to the statement by the representative of the Russian Direct Investment Fund.
At the same time, the official Twitter account of the manufacturer of the Russian vaccine says that its price will be significantly lower than that of foreign drugs.
Pfizer and Moderna’s announced prices of $ 19.5 and $ 25-37 per dose of vaccine “actually mean that prices will be $ 39 and $ 50-74 per person,” as two doses of the drug are required to vaccinate, the report notes.
Formerly the head of the American company Moderna Stefan Bansel called the fair declared cost of the COVID-19 vaccine.
He also said that Moderna does not seek super-profits, and the price of the drug will depend on the volume of the order.