Uzbekistan Certifies Russia's Sputnik Vaccine For Mass Use
Faizan Hashmi 9 days ago Wed 17th February 2021 | 05:40 PM
Tashkent, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Feb, 2021 ) :Uzbekistan on Wednesday became the latest country to certify Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for mass use, saying it planned to purchase one million doses for the country of 34 million.
Uzbekistan's state coronavirus commission said Sputnik V was "certified and approved for mass use in Uzbekistan" and the country was "taking practical measures" to secure an initial batch of one million doses.
The news comes after a pharmaceutical factory in neighbouring Kazakhstan said on Tuesday that it had gained approval from Kazakh authorities to produce and distribute Sputnik V. The factory expects to distribute 90,000 doses by the end of February.