Russia to supply 2 million doses of coronavirus vaccine to Serbia

Russia will supply 2 million doses of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to Serbia. This was announced by the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) in a press release published on the official site of vaccine developers.

As part of the agreements reached by RDIF and the Government of Serbia , the Russian drug is used to vaccinate 1 million people. The required doses will be produced by Russian partners in India, China, South Korea and other countries. “Russia and Serbia have a long-standing partnership, and we support the decision of the Government of the country to use the Sputnik V vaccine to fight the coronavirus,” said the head of the RDIF Kirill Dmitriev .

Earlier it became known that the speaker of the Serbian parliament Ivica Dacic and the Minister of Internal Affairs Alexander Vulin were vaccinated against coronavirus with the Russian vaccine Sputnik V.

December 31 it was reported that the Serbian Medicines Agency issued a permit for use Russian vaccine against coronavirus “Sputnik V”. The representative of the pharmaceutical regulator Pavel Delich said that the drug meets all the requirements and by-laws stipulated by the law, which confirms its quality, effectiveness and safety.