27 countries want to buy Russian coronavirus vaccine

By | August 26, 2020
27 countries want to buy Russian coronavirus vaccine

Russian coronavirus vaccine “Sputnik V.” 27 countries want to buy, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said at a meeting with the president.
“At the same time, these are different forms, including: in the course of joint development of vaccines, clinical studies, procurement, localization of production in foreign countries and humanitarian aid,” she said.
In particular, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Venezuela, and Kazakhstan were interested in Russian development.
Three industrial sites were selected for the production of the drug. First of all, medical and social workers, teachers, as well as other employees who work in organized groups will be vaccinated.
The Deputy Prime Minister also spoke about the work on another Russian vaccine developed by the Vector Center.
“We think that in late September or early October it will also be registered,” she said.
According to Golikova, Russia has a strong tendency to stabilize the situation with coronavirus. Since March, the daily rate of infection has decreased by 54 times.
“I must say that for the whole period the country has fully formed a regulatory and methodical framework for the fight against COVID-19,” she said.
The day before, the Gamalei Centre was granted permission to conduct post-registration trials of the vaccine. The director of the institution Alexander Ginzburg told RIA Novosti that by September 3 the center will put it in Moscow medical organizations, and on the 4-5th can start vaccinating volunteers. Civil trafficking of the drug is scheduled for the second half of September.
Russian development was the world’s first vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19, it was called “Sputnik V”. Experts prepared it with the support of the Russian Direct Investment Fund. Experts stressed that during clinical trials all volunteers developed high titers of antibodies, no serious complications were observed in any of them.

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