Russian Ministry of Health confirmed that the name Sputnik V is the first vaccine against Covid-19.
The first batch of Sputnik V vaccine against Kovid-19, developed by Russia’s Gamalaya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), has been released into civilian circulation, with regional deliveries planned in the near future, Russian Ministry of Health gave information
“The first batch of ‘gum-covid-vac’ [Sputnik V] vaccines has passed the necessary for the prevention of new coronovirus infections developed by the Gamalay National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology of the Ministry of Health of Russia. The ministry said in a statement , “Quality testing in the laboratories of Rozvravnadzor [medical device regulator] and released in civil circulation.”
The Russian Ministry of Health registered the first vaccine against Kovid-19, named Sputnik V, on 11 August. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin hoped on Sunday that most residents of the Russian capital would be vaccinated against the coronary virus within several months.