The Philippines approves emergency use of Russia’s Sputnik Mild COVID-19 vaccine
MANILA: The Philippines has accepted the emergency use of Russia’s Sputnik Mild COVID-19 vaccine, the nation’s vaccine procurement chief mentioned on Monday (Aug 23), making it among the many first nation in Asia to approve the single-dose vaccine.
The approval by the Philippines’ meals and drug company will enable the nation to observe up its order for 10 million doses, Carlito Galvez, a retired common who handles the federal government’s vaccine procurement, informed a information convention.
The federal government expects vaccine producers to extend deliveries in September and October, Galvez mentioned.
Mongolia and Kazakhstan have accepted Sputnik Mild, developed by Russia’s Gamaleya Institute.