BAKU, 11 Mar – RIA Novosti. Azerbaijan will purchase the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine from Russia, follows from the order of Prime Minister Ali Asadov.
“Prime Minister Ali Asadov signed an order” On the import of medicines. ” days. The Ministry of Health and the state agency of compulsory health insurance will ensure that the issues arising from this order are resolved, “the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers told RIA Novosti.
The order comes into force from the date of its signing.
The Sputnik V vaccine was registered by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation in August 2020, it was developed by the Gamaleya Research Center for Electrochemistry. The scientific journal Lancet has published the results of the third phase of clinical research “Sputnik V”, confirming its high efficiency and safety. During phase III clinical trials, Sputnik V demonstrated high rates of efficacy, immunogenicity and safety – the vaccine efficacy was 91.6%. As the director of the Gamaleya center Alexander Gintsburg noted, the Russian vaccine provides one hundred percent protection against severe and moderate cases of coronavirus infection.