Sputnik V vaccine is supplied to medical institutions for Phase 3 of trials

Sputnik V vaccine is supplied to medical institutions for Phase 3 of trials
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  • calendar-gray 27 August 2020

First batches of the Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus have been supplied to the medical institutions within the framework of the third post-registration phase of clinical trials of the preparation, Russian Healthcare Minister Mikhail Murashko told journalists on Thursday, APA reports citing TASS.

"The first batches of the vaccine against the coronavirus infection are being supplied already within the framework of Phase 3 clinical trials," he said.

Earlier, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) reported that post-registration clinical trials of Sputnik V, the first vaccine against the coronavirus, are planned in five other countries.

Registered on August 11, Russian Sputnik V preparation became the first vaccine against the coronavirus worldwide that obtained state registration. 

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