Kazakhstan authorises Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus

Kazakhstan authorises Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus
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  • calendar-gray 12 February 2021

Kazakhstan has officially authorised the use of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19, according to the Twitter account of the vaccine, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"Kazakhstan becomes the 27th country to authorize #SputnikV vaccine", developers announced on Friday.

Developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Sputnik V became the world's first officially-registered vaccine against COVID-19. According to The Lancet, the medication has been proven to be 91.6 percent efficient against COVID-19.

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