‘Sputnik V-BR’: Ambassador believes Russian vaccine may be fully produced in Brazil

The Russian ambassador says Brazil is fully capable of mass-producing the Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Russia's ambassador to Brazil, Sergey Akopov, is excited about the prospects of producing the Russian vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the Sputnik V, on Brazilian soil.

Akopov praised the facilities of Brazilian pharmaceutical company União Química, its production partner in the country, and believes that Brazil will not need to import raw materials for the production of the Russian vaccine.

"In Latin America, Brazil was chosen as the country with the appropriate physical conditions and industrial facilities not only to bottle the vaccine, but to produce it from start to finish. We have . . .

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