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COVID Vaccines Development/Procurement/Distribution/Policy – Russia, China
Russia: Sputnik V – “the first registered COVID-19 vaccine” [to 2 Jan 2021]
RDIF to supply 2.6 million doses of Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to Bolivia
Press release, 30.12.2020
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia’s sovereign wealth fund) and the Health Supply Centre (Central de Abastecimiento y Suministros de Salud, CEASS) of the Plurinational State of Bolivia announce the agreement to supply the country with 2.6 million doses of Sputnik V, the world’s first registered vaccine against coronavirus…
The agreement will make it possible for more than 20% of Bolivia’s population to access the vaccine. Supply of the vaccine will be facilitated by RDIF’s international partners in India, China, South Korea and other countries….
Belarus starts vaccination with Sputnik V
Press release, 29.12.2020
Belarus has become the first country after Russia to start vaccinating its population with Sputnik V
…First batch of the vaccine arrived in Belarus today.
Belarus was the first country to officially register Sputnik V after Russia. The registration certificate was granted on December 21, 2020. On October 1, Belarus was also the first foreign country to begin clinical trials of Sputnik V. Vaccination of volunteers was conducted as part of double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials in eight medical institutions selected as research centers in Belarus…