Russia: COVID-19 Vaccines – Announcements/Regulatory Actions/Deployment

Russia: COVID-19 Vaccines – Announcements/Regulatory Actions/Deployment

 

Russia: Sputnik V – “the first registered COVID-19 vaccine”
https://sputnikvaccine.com/newsroom/pressreleases/
Press Releases
RDIF signs agreements with partners in Vietnam to expand production of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine
Press release, 01.12.2021

The one-shot Sputnik Light vaccine authorized in UAE as a universal booster shot
Press release, 30.11.2021

Statement of RDIF and the Gamaleya Institute on Omicron variant of COVID
Press release, 29.11.2021
“…The Gamaleya Institute believes both Sputnik V and Sputnik Light will neutralize the latest Omicron variant and has started the necessary studies.
Nonetheless the Gamaleya Institute, based on existing protocols of immediately developing vaccine versions for variants of concern, has already begun developing the new version of Sputnik vaccine adapted to Omicron. In an unlikely case such modification is needed, the new Sputnik Omicron version can be ready for mass-scale production in 45 days. Several hundred million Sputnik Omicron boosters can be provided to international markets already by Feb 20, 2022 with over 3 billion doses available in 2022.”