Argentine President Alberto Fernandez was vaccinated with the first component of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V. Reported by TASS with reference to the press service of the presidential administration.
It is noted that the vaccination procedure took place at the National Hospital. Alejandro Posados in Buenos Aires. The leader of the country confirmed the safety of the drug and said that the main task for him is to provide the vaccine for the majority of Argentines as soon as possible.
In addition, Fernandez on his Twitter page thanked the Center. Gamalei for scientific work, as well as the medical staff of the country and everyone involved in the delivery of the vaccine to Argentina.
Earlier today it was reported that German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during a conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, expressed her readiness to cooperate on the Russian drug for coronavirus infection Sputnik V.