The long wait in Venezuela for the second dose of Sputnik V

Russia has said that the inoculation time between the first and second dose can be up to 180 days, but people are on tenterhooks.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The slowness of vaccination against Covid-19 in Venezuela has been aggrvated by the shortage of Sputnik V, the immunizer that Russia agreed to send ten million units  to Venezuela, but only 1,430,000 have been received.

Today the vaccine seems to be a ghost, while an undetermined number of citizens are waiting, with no certainty, for their second dose.

The delay has lasted for weeks. The country's authorities have not yet commented, although many citizens - most of them over 60 years old - should receive the second dose within 21 days after the first . . .

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