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Russia applied to register COVID-19 vaccine in Europe

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Russia applied to register COVID-19 vaccine in Europe


25.11.2020

Photo credit: the press service of the Russian Ministry of Health

The production site of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine may appear in Germany, RIA Novosti reports. According to Kirill Dmitriev, who heads the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), negotiations on production are underway with many European countries.

The foundation has sent an application for approval of the drug by the European Medical Association, said Kirill Dmitriev. In the coming days, RDIF will receive a large French delegation, he added, and promised that work with the European Union would continue.

The first samples of Sputnik V vaccine were brought to Hungary. It became the first country in Europe to aquire the Russian vaccine. Earlier it became known that the drug was planned to be produced in Hungary, where they were already working on the preparation of the production site.

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