First Sputnik V vaccine batch successfully produced in Vietnam

The Health Ministry’s Company for Vaccine and Biological Production No.1 (Vabiotech) announced on September 24 that it has successfully produced the first batch of Sputnik V vaccine in Vietnam.

The batch coded SV-030721M  was tested on August 26 by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology – developer of the Sputnik V vaccine, and met quality requirements.

The Vietnamese Health Ministry granted conditional approval of Sputnik V for emergency use on March 23. Later on July 21, Vabiotech officially announced the production of Sputnik V vaccine on a trial basis.

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