Kyrgyzstan registers Russian Sputnik V vaccine

Kyrgyzstan recorded the Vaccine against him Coronavirus Russian Sputnik V, a source from the Ministry of Health informed Sputnik.

« The Department of Medicines and Health Products of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic issued a registration certificate for the Vaccine of combined vector Gam-COVID-Vac (Sputnik V) for prevention of contagion of Coronavirus« said the source.

The registration of the Vaccine Russia in the country, he added, will help start Vaccinemass production as soon as possible.

Kyrgyzstan to date has registered more than 86,000 cases of Coronavirus, 1,460 of them lethal.

Developed by the Gamaleya Center in cooperation with the Russian Fund for Direct Investment and registered in Russia on August 11, 2020, the Vaccine Sputnik V consists of two doses that are given 21 days apart. The first dose is based on human adenovirus type 26 and the second is based on recombinant human adenovirus type 5.

On February 2, the British scientific journal The Lancet published the results of the third phase of the Sputnik V clinical trial that confirmed its 91.6 percent safety and efficacy.

Source: Sputnik

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