Sputnik V

Italian party urges to recognize Sputnik V for green passes

Italian party urges to recognize Sputnik V for green passes

Italy’s opposition center-right Brothers of Italy party addressed the government asking to recognize the Russian Sputnik V vaccine for the issuance of COVID certificates, a statement by lawmakers Lucia Albano and Riccardo Zucconi said. …

WHO has all data on Sputnik V - health minister

WHO has all data on Sputnik V - health minister

Russia has passed to the World Health Organization (WHO) all data on the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine. A visit by experts to inspect the production sites is expected in February, Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko said during his working trip …

EMA positively evaluates Sputnik V production standards

EMA positively evaluates Sputnik V production standards

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) experts have positively evaluated production standards for Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, deputy head of the Gamaleya Research Centre Denis Logunov said on Tuesday. "Regarding how the production …

WHO plans Sputnik V inspection in Russia in February

WHO plans Sputnik V inspection in Russia in February

The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to organize an inspection in Russia in February 2022 as part of the procedure of approving Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, Rogerio Gaspar, Director of the WHO Regulation …

Russia likely to deliver Sputnik V jab to Africa free of charge

Russia likely to deliver Sputnik V jab to Africa free of charge

The Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be supplied to African countries free of charge, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev told the Rossiya-1 TV channel on Sunday. "The first batches are likely …

Sputnik V provides 'strong' defence against Omicron variant

Sputnik V provides 'strong' defence against Omicron variant

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine provides a strong defence against serious symptoms and hospitalisations caused by the Omicron coronavirus variant, the RDIF sovereign wealth fund said on Friday, citing a preliminary study by the vaccine …

Sputnik vaccine against Omicron strain can be released by February

Sputnik vaccine against Omicron strain can be released by February

Producers of Russia’s Sputnik V and Sputnik Light vaccines against coronavirus will be able to supply hundreds of millions of doses of vaccine adapted for the Omicron strain to the market by February 20, 2022, if necessary, Kirill Dmitriev, …

Moscow to send more data on Sputnik V jab by late 2021

Moscow to send more data on Sputnik V jab by late 2021

Russia will send additional data on the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine to the World Health Organization (WHO) by the end of 2021, WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge told the Rossiya-1 TV channel. Kluge recalled that last Friday, a …

Sputnik V study in Belarus demonstrates 96.3% efficacy

Sputnik V study in Belarus demonstrates 96.3% efficacy

A new study of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus has demonstrated its high safety and 96.3% efficacy, with over 1.2 mln people vaccinated, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said in a statement on …

Intranasal vaccine against COVID-19 to complement Sputnik Light

Intranasal vaccine against COVID-19 to complement Sputnik Light

An intranasal vaccine against coronavirus developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology can be used for revaccination together with Sputnik Light in the future, the Center’s Director Alexander …