The Minister of Health of Ukraine Maxim Stepanov confirmed the submission of an application for registration of the Russian vaccine from Coronavirus Sputnik V by Biolek, reports RIA Novosti .
The company, headquartered in Kharkiv, announced that it had submitted an application for registration of Sputnik V in Ukrainian Ministry of Health January 5. In the application, the vaccine is named “Gam-COVID-Vac”.
At the same time, the Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine, Deputy Minister of Health Viktor Lyashko denied this information, stating that only drugs that have successfully passed the third phase of clinical trials will be used in the country.
Sputnik V was developed by the Russian Gamaleya Research Center for Electrochemistry and became the world’s first officially registered vaccine against coronavirus. Later, the Russian Ministry of Health registered another drug – “EpiVacCorona”, developed by the center Rospotrebnadzor “Vector” .