All Russian regions receive trial batches of COVID-19 vaccine

All Russian regions receive trial batches of COVID-19 vaccine
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  • calendar-gray 24 September 2020

All Russian regions have received first trial batches of the "Sputnik V" COVID-19 vaccine, developed for civilian circulation, the Russian Health Ministry’s press service informed reporters on Thursday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"All regions have received the first trial batches of the Gam-COVID-Vac vaccine (Sputnik V) for the prevention of the novel coronavirus infection developed by the N. F. Gamaleya Federal Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology," the message informs.

According to the federal information monitoring system, the vaccine is already being used in several Russian regions, with medical workers considered the priority. According to the system, there are over 27,000 marked packages of the vaccine so far. "Their number is increasing," the press service informed.
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