Turkey approves production of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

Turkey approves production of Russia
# 19 April 2021 09:22 (UTC +04:00)

Turkey has approved the production of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, said member of the Coronavirus Scientific Advisory Board Afsin Emre Kayipmaz, APA reports citing Yeni Safak.

"Turkey carried out vaccine production research and a company involved in the process was granted permission upon request," the newspaper quoted the expert as saying.

"Turkey conducted toxicological tests [of the Sputnik V vaccine] and the company that requested its production got an authorization. The cost of the Russian vaccine in Turkey will amount to approximately $10," Afsin Emre Kayipmaz said.