WHO experts to arrive for Sputnik V production assessment in February

WHO experts to arrive for Sputnik V production assessment in February

Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) are going to visit Russia in February to inspect the production sites of the Sputnik V vaccine against the new coronavirus. This was reported in the press service of the Russian Ministry of Health following a meeting between the head of the department, Mikhail Murashko, and the WHO's Director of Regulation and Prequalification, Rogerio Pinto de Sa Gaspar.

"Rogerio Gaspar noted overall high satisfaction with the interaction with the Russian side in the pre-qualification procedure for the "Sputnik V" vaccine. The next visit of WHO experts is scheduled for February", TASS quotes the ministry.

Earlier, Russian Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko said that Moscow had transferred all data on Sputnik V to WHO.

Let us remind you that the World Health Organization declared the new coronavirus outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020. The number of people infected with COVID-19 worldwide today exceeds 363 million, of which more than 5.6 million people have died. In Russia, 11,404,617 cases of infection have been identified.

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