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Kremlin Convinced WHO Will Approve Sputnik V Vaccine Within Months: Report

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Last Updated: December 19, 2021, 22:45 IST

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Sputnik V has been authorised in 71 countries with a total population of over 4 billion people. (File photo: PTI)

Sputnik V has been authorised in 71 countries with a total population of over 4 billion people. (File photo: PTI)

The Kremlin said Russia had still not handed over all the information needed for the vaccine to be approved by the WHO because of differences in regulatory standards.

The Kremlin is convinced that the World Health Organization (WHO) will recognise Russia’s flagship Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine within a few months, the Interfax news agency cited Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov as saying on Sunday.

The Kremlin on Tuesday said Russia had still not handed over all the information needed for the vaccine to be approved by the WHO because of differences in regulatory standards.

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first published:December 19, 2021, 22:45 IST
last updated:December 19, 2021, 22:45 IST