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India's Panacea Biotec to produce 100 mln Sputnik V doses annually -RDIF

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File labelled "Sputnik V coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine", March 24, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic/File Photo

MOSCOW, April 5 (Reuters) - Indian biotech firm Panacea Biotec Ltd (PNCA.NS) has agreed to produce 100 million doses of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine annually, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which markets the shot internationally, said on Monday.

RDIF did not say when production would begin.

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