Sputnik V Vaccine’s Price Tag Totals about $26 for Two Doses

Earlier, the Russian government added the vaccine on the list of vital and essential medicines
Russia’s Health Ministry has fixed the maximum cost price of the coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V at 1,942 rubles for two doses (about $26.20), Alexei Kuznetsov, an aide to the health minister, told reporters on Saturday.
"Russia’s Health Ministry has registered the maximum cost price of a producer for the vaccine to prevent novel coronavirus infection - Sputnik V, which was developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology. It is 1,942 rubles for two doses," he said as quoted by TASS news agency.
Kuznetsov added that the price of a box with five two-dose sets was fixed at 9,710 rubles (about $131).
"Vaccination of Russian citizens will be free of charge and absolutely voluntary," he noted.

Earlier, the Russian government added the vaccine on the list of vital and essential medicines