African Union says Russia offers 300 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine. Pakistan lab expects doses of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine for commercial sale in a week. Sputnik V vaccine has been shown to be 91.6 % effective. Already authorized for use in Pakistan.
In August 2020, Russia became the first country in the world to register a vaccine against the coronavirus, dubbed Sputnik V, and developed by the Gamaleya research institute. Since then, it has been authorized in 26 countries.
Russian ambassador emphasised that there are 5-7 million Russians living in the US.
Russian Embassy in Washington has been receiving numerous requests about the possibility of getting vaccinated against the coronavirus with Russia’s Sputnik V, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said.
He added that ambassadors from CIS countries have asked him to consider ordering Sputnik V deliveries for their missions if the Russian embassy orders Sputnik V vaccines for its staff.
The new coronavirus vaccine approved in Russia is called “Sputnik V” Putin literally rearranged his name and added a few letters.
Bahrain approved the emergency use of the RussianCovid-19.
Ghana approves Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine for emergency use.
Palestinian health workers unload the first arriving shipment of doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine for COVID-19 coronavirus disease, on the Palestinian side of the Kerem Shalom border crossing south of Rafah in the southern #Gaza Strip on February 17.
VENEZUELA: The government has started vaccinating health workers with the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, adding it hopes to inoculate 70% of the country’s population against COVID-19 by the end of the year.