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Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine approved in Hungary

Source : 112 Ukraine

Hungarian Labor Minister Miklos Kasler said that the National Center for Public Health has completed a study of documents from the manufacturer and concluded that the Russian vaccine can be used for people
21:27, 7 February 2021

RIA Novosti

Hungary has approved the use of the Russian coronavirus vaccine. Sputnik V will now be used to vaccinate the population, reports Origo.hu.

Hungarian Labor Minister Miklos Kasler said that the National Center for Public Health has completed a study of documents from the manufacturer and concluded that the Russian vaccine can be used for people.

Hungary has now approved four drugs for vaccination - Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Sputnik V.

Hungary became the first country in the European Union to approve the use of the Russian vaccine. In a number of states, so far there are only discussions about its use.

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Earler the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved the use of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus following Hungary as Strana reported.

The registration was held on fast-track procedure – without extra clinical studies in the territory of the state.

“The Russian Direct Investment Fund announces the approval of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus Sputnik V by the Ministry of Health and Prevention of the UAE. Sputnik V vaccine is registered in the UAE within fast-track procedure on the basis of the result of the third phase of the clinical trials in Russia with the participation of over 33,000 people,” the fund said.

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