Mexico is expected to register the Russian Sputnik V vaccine in the near future. This was announced on January 21 by the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev.
“In the near future we expect possible registration in Mexico,” he said in an interview. “Russia 24”…
Earlier on January 21, the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said at a briefing that several more countries would register the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in the coming days.
She also announced that on January 22, the World Health Organization (WHO) will begin the pre-filing process for the Sputnik V registration application.
Mexico became interested in the Russian vaccine back in August 2020. In the summer, the country’s foreign minister, Marcelo Ebrard, said that he had discussed the possibility of obtaining the Russian Sputnik V vaccine and the course of clinical trials of the drug with Russian Ambassador Viktor Coronelli.
A number of countries have already registered Sputnik V under the fast track procedure. Among them are Algeria, Argentina, Belarus, Bolivia, Venezuela, Hungary, United Arab Emirates, Palestine, Paraguay, Serbia, Turkmenistan.