MOSCOW, February 19. /TASS/. The oldest constitutional republic of San Marino has approved the use of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus, according to a press release by the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF).
"The RDIF announces the decision of the Ministry of Health of San Marino, the oldest constitutional republic worldwide, to approve the use of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus. The vaccine was approved under the emergency use authorization procedure. The Republic of San Marino became the 30th country to approve the use of the Sputnik V vaccine," the statement said.
The preparation is among the top three vaccines against the coronavirus worldwide in terms of a number of approvals by state regulators. To date, Sputnik V has been registered in Russia, Belarus, Argentina, Bolivia, Serbia, Algeria, Palestine, Venezuela, Paraguay, Turkmenistan, Hungary, the UAE, Iran, the Republic of Guinea, Tunisia, Armenia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Republika Srpska (an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina), Lebanon, Myanmar, Pakistan, Mongolia, Bahrain, Montenegro, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Gabon.