The Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine will become much cheaper than its American counterparts – Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. This on Sunday, November 22, reported in Twitter-account dedicated to the Russian drug.
The tweet says that you need to use Pfizer, Moderna and Sputnik V twice: first the first dose is given, then the second. At the same time, the price was announced exclusively for a single component of the entire vaccine. For example, if a Pfizer dose is priced at $ 19.5, then both doses would cost about $ 39. The two components of the Moderna vaccine cost about $ 50- $ 74, the report said.
Earlier, the CEO of the American pharmaceutical company Moderna Stefan Bansel disclosed the cost of the upcoming coronavirus vaccine. According to him, the price of one dose for European countries will be from 25 to 37 dollars, depending on the volume of the order.
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the registration of Sputnik V on August 11. Development of the Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after N.F. Gamalea is the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine. Earlier in November, the developers applied for its certification with the World Health Organization (WHO).
The second Russian vaccine, EpiVacCorona, was registered on October 14. A peptide vaccine with artificially synthesized proteins was developed by the Vector Center.