The first batch of Sputnik V, a vaccine for COVID-19 has been produced for civilian circulation; the Russian Health Ministry said on Tuesday. The Health Ministry informed that the supplies of the medication to the Russian regions were expected soon.
The first batch of the vaccine for preventing the novel coronavirus infection, Gam-COVID-Vac (Sputnik V), developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology of the Russian Health Ministry passed the required quality tests and was produced for civilian circulation.
“In the near future, the supplies of the first batches of the vaccine to the regions are expected,” the Ministry said.
On August 11 Russia became the first country to finally develop the first vaccine offering a sustainable immunity against the deadly coronavirus which has affected the world.
(With inputs from TheLiveNagpur)