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Russia supports local production of Sputnik V COVID vaccine

Russia has informed Sri Lanka that it can assist in the production of the Sputnik V Kovid vaccine in Sri Lanka.


Secretary to the Ministry of Primary Health Care, Epidemiology and Epidemiology Dr. Amal Harsha De Silva said that the Russian Ambassador had informed President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa about this.


He added that the National Pharmaceutical Corporation is currently in the process of purchasing the Sputnik V vaccine. Dr. Amal Harsha de Silva further stated that it has been proposed to purchase 02 million Pfizer Bio Entech vaccines.

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