BELGRADE, 20 Feb – RIA Novosti. Vaccination with a Russian-made drug “Sputnik V” obtained from Serbia has begun in Montenegro, the Institute of Public Health of the republic said.
On February 17, Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic personally handed over 2,000 doses of Russian-made coronavirus vaccine to the Montenegrin authorities. The Ministry of Health of Montenegro told RIA Novosti that they are negotiating with representatives of the Russian government and the Gamaleya Center on the supply of Sputnik V from Russia. Earlier, the Montenegrin state regulator approved the import of Russian-made vaccines; so far, immunization has not been carried out in the country.
“The team of our institute and the polyclinic of the city of Kotor delivered the first vaccination in Montenegro to Mr. Vladimir Zhderich, a ward of the Grabovac nursing home in Risan, and then to the doctors of this institution – Dr. Nikola Popovich and Dr. Damir Adrovich. The most important stage in the fight against the pandemic began.” – said the Institute of Public Health on Twitter.