MOSCOW, January 26. /TASS/. The Russian Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus will be registered in more than 25 countries in the next two weeks, Head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev said at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
"You know, our Sputnik V vaccine is now registered in 14 countries and will be registered in more than 25 countries in the next couple of weeks," he said.
Last August, Russia became the first worldwide to register the vaccine against the coronavirus which was named Sputnik V. The preparation was developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology of the Russian Healthcare Ministry. According to the Gamaleya Center, over 50 countries submitted applications to purchase the vaccine. In addition to Russia, Sputnik V has already been registered in the UAE, Hungary, Belarus, Turkmenistan, Serbia, Venezuela, Argentina, Paraguay, Palestine, Bolivia and Algeria.