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Russia to send 25 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nepal
25 million doses of the Sputnik V vaccine will be sent to Nepal, RIA Novosti reports. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Trinity Pharmaceuticals, one of the largest pharmaceutical distributors in the Asian country, have agreed to supply the world's first vaccine against coronavirus infection.
It is reported that this amount of the drug is enough to vaccinate 90% of Nepal residents. The RDIF emphasizes that in many countries it is considered important that the Russian vaccine is based on the human adenovirus platform, which is well studied and whose safety has been proven by numerous studies.
Earlier i became known that Belarus had become the first country in the world to receive a batch of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine and to begin its clinical studies.