Russia praised the decision of the Ministry of Health and Community Protection to approve and register the “Sputnik” vaccine against the emerging “Corona” virus for emergency use.
The Russian Direct Investment Fund said in a statement that the UAE’s registration of the Russian vaccine, “Sputnik V”, came within the framework of emergency use licensing procedures, and based on the results of the third phase of clinical tests that took place in Russia with the participation of more than 33,000 people.
The statement added: The third phase of clinical Russian vaccine tests continues in the UAE with the participation of more than a thousand volunteers who have received the first dose of the vaccine, under the supervision of the Ministry of Health and Community Protection and the Abu Dhabi Health Department and thanks to the partnership with Pure Health and Aurugulf Health Investment. », While the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) is working on documenting medical protocols.
For his part, Director General of the Direct Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriev, confirmed that the UAE is one of Russia’s main partners in the Middle East and that the Russian Direct Investment Fund seeks to help the UAE in providing a safe and effective Russian vaccine against the Corona virus, which was developed on the basis of the platform. Well tested and studied human adenovirus vectors.
He said: The Russian side appreciates cooperation with the regulatory bodies in the UAE and welcomes its approval of “Sputnik V”, expressing at the same time his conviction that the decision adopted by the UAE government represents “an important step to protect its citizens by using one of the best vaccines in the world.”
The Ministry of Health and Community Protection announced the registration of the Russian “Sputnik V” vaccine for emergency use against the Corona virus “Covid-19” as part of the comprehensive and integrated efforts of the state to ensure increased levels of epidemic prevention and provide all the necessary tools to ensure the health of citizens and residents in the UAE, and it is the third vaccine to be taken. Its registration and approval in the state, which was developed by the Gamalia Federal Institute for Epidemiology and Microbiology Research and the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.