Sputnik V vaccine OK’d in 46 countries


The Republic of North Macedonia has registered a Russian anti-COVID19 vaccine Sputnik V, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) reports.

Registration of the drug was carried out as part of an accelerated procedure (emergency use authorization, EUA). Thus, the Sputnik V vaccine was approved in 46 countries with a total population of over 1.2 billion people.

” Sputnik V vaccine demand is growing in Europe and around the world, thousands of people prefer the Russian drug as the main remedy for coronavirus protecting. The RDIF has created a wide network of international partnerships on the vaccine, joining it by North Macedonia will save many lives in the country during the pandemic, “said Kirill Dmitriev, RDIF CEO.

Currently, the use of the Satellite V vaccine has also been approved in Russia, Belarus, Argentina, Bolivia, Serbia, Algeria, Palestine, Venezuela, Paraguay, Turkmenistan, Hungary, the UAE, Iran, the Republic of Guinea, Tunisia, Armenia, Mexico, Nicaragua, the Republika Srpska (entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina), Lebanon, Myanmar, Pakistan, Mongolia, Bahrain, Montenegro, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Gabon, San Marino, Ghana, Syria, Kyrgyzstan, Guyana, Egypt, Honduras, Guatemala, Moldova, Slovakia, Angola, Djibouti, the Republic of the Congo, Sri Lanka, Laos and Iraq.