Venezuela Starts Vaccinating Elderly Against COVID19 With Sputnik V - Health Minister
CARACAS (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 06th April, 2021) Coronavirus vaccination with Russia's Sputnik V for people over 60 years of age with chronic health conditions has started in Venezuela, Health Minister Carlos Alvarado has announced.
The first Sputnik V deliveries to Venezuela were used to vaccinate healthcare workers.
According to the latest interim results of clinical trials released by medical journal Lancet, the Sputnik V vaccine has 91.6 percent efficacy against symptomatic COVID-19.
The Russian Sputnik V vaccine has been approved for use in nearly 60 countries.