India receives first lot of Sputnik V vaccine

India on May 01 got the first lot of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine. The shipment arrived at the Hyderabad airport where Indian authorities received the first batch of 1.5 lakh doses of the Russia-made vaccines. India now has three vaccines - Covishield by Serum Institute of India, Covaxin by Bharat Biotech and Russia's Sputnik V. Sputnik V was given emergency use authorisation by the Indian government last month.