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Russia sent Sputnik Light vaccine to Laos

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Russia sent Sputnik Light vaccine to Laos


Photo credit: M. Mishin / Press Service of the Mayor and Government of Moscow / (CC BY 4.0)

The Russian Emergencies Ministry will deliver humanitarian aid to Laos, TASS reports. Almost 30,000 doses of the Sputnik Light coronavirus vaccine were loaded aboard a special plane of the Russian rescue department. 

It is planned that the special flight will land at one of the Lao airports on Tuesday, September 21.

Humanitarian aid was provided on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation. The country continues to record an increase in the number of cases of coronavirus infection. The authorities decided to extend the restrictions aimed at combating the spread of the pandemic until the end of the month.

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