More than 230 thousand sets of doses of the EpiVakKoron coronavirus vaccine of the Novosibirsk Scientific Center Vector were sent to 40 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, TASS reports citing the press service of Rospotrebnadzor.
“The first large batch of Epivakkoron vaccine was sent to the regions. On April 5, more than 230 thousand sets of Epivakkoron vaccine were sent to more than 40 areas of the Russian Federation, “the report said.
The supervisory authority noted that the Natsimbio holding of Rostec state corporation is engaged in the supply of the drug to the regions.
Epivakkorona was the second anti-COVID19 vaccine registered in Russia in October 2020. Later, the developers received permission to conduct post-registration studies, including among the elderly.