Russia sees no hurdles for WHO approval of Sputnik V vaccine By Reuters
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An worker holds a vial containing Sputnik vaccine at a manufacturing unit of Hankook Korus Pharm, in Chuncheon, South Korea September 10, 2021. Image taken September 10, 2021. REUTERS/Heo Ran
MOSCOW (Reuters) – All of the limitations to register Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine with the World Well being Group (WHO) have been cleared and just some paperwork stays to be accomplished, Russian Well being Minister Mikhail Murashko mentioned on Saturday.
The Sputnik V shot, extensively utilized in Russia and authorised to be used in over 70 international locations, is present process a evaluation by the WHO and the European Medicines Company (EMA). Their approval may open up new markets for the shot, particularly in Europe.
Murashko has met WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in Geneva.
“Russia’s place on promotion and registration of the Sputnik V vaccine was heard, we’ve eliminated all of the questions for at the moment,” Murashko was quoted as saying by Interfax information company.
He mentioned that the corporate which is coping with Sputnik V registration at WHO solely “has to signal a couple of paperwork, submit a couple of extra papers”.
The WHO couldn’t be instantly reached for remark.
The WHO mentioned in July its evaluation of how Russia produces the Sputnik V vaccine had discovered some points with the filling of vials at one plant. The producer mentioned it had since addressed the entire WHO’s considerations.
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