Nicaragua in Talks to Acquire Russia’s Sputnik V COVID Vaccine, Says PAHO

The poor Central American nation is among the Latin American countries with least vaccines pre-ordered to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nicaragua is in talks with Russia’s Gamaleya Institute to acquire the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday, January 13th.

The poor Central American nation is among the Latin American countries with least vaccines pre-ordered to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

“Nicaragua is negotiating with the Russian laboratory Nikolay Gamaleya to acquire the...Sputnik V vaccine,” said Jarbas Barbosa, PAHO’s assistant director, during an online news conference. PAHO is the regional office of the World Health Organization.

PAHO said that Nicaragua will also begin receiving vaccines through . . .

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